Teacher Training Funding And Bursary Advice. Funding for teacher training. Loans are available to cover tuition fees for unsalaried teacher training routes and you may be eligible for a student maintenance loan and/or a non-repayable bursary of up to £25,000.
From the 2016/17 academic year, student maintenance grants are being replaced by loans of up to £8,200 a year that will have to be paid back once you earn over £21,000. This section covers funding in England. For information on funding in other parts of the UK see our advice on training to teach in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Bursaries for shortage subjects Non-repayable bursaries are available for trainee teachers on some full and part-time primary and secondary Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) courses, school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) schemes and non-salaried School Direct programmes.
Bursaries and scholarships for teacher training. Bursaries and scholarships are available to trainees on a fee-based teacher training course in England that leads to the award of qualified teacher status.
Availability is dependent on your highest relevant academic award and the subject in which you are training to teach. To receive a bursary or scholarship you must be entitled to support under the Student Finance England criteria. Residents of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will need to be entitled for support as set out by your country’s student finance body (Student Finance Wales, Student Awards Agency Scotland or Student Finance NI). Both elements will be assessed by your teacher training provider.
If you have a degree from outside the UK, you should refer to the overseas degree equivalency table to see the bursary your degree may attract. Finalising your funding. Tax-free bursaries As your bursary is awarded by your provider, you should already know what you’re eligible for and the amount you’ll be receiving.
If you’ve been awarded a bursary of up to £12,000, payments will be made in 10 equal monthly instalments from October to July. Bursaries of £15,000 or higher will also be paid in 10 equal monthly instalments from October to July, with two additional payments as follows: £1,200 each month for a £15,000 bursary, with additional payments of £1,500 in February and July, or the final month of your course£1,400 each month for a £20,000 bursary, with additional payments of £3,000 in February and July, or the final month of your course£2,000 each month for a £25,000 or £30,000 bursary, with additional payments in February and July, or the final month of your course These payments are not taxable, but might be included as part of your capital income if you receive state benefits. Top graduates to get up to £30k to train to teach core subjects. Top graduates are being offered up to £30,000 tax free to train to teach the key subjects - like maths and physics - that help young people reach their full potential, Schools Minister Nick Gibb announced today (Thursday 1 October 2015).
To ensure all pupils, regardless of background, receive the best possible education, the government wants every child to study the academic qualifications at GCSE that will help them succeed in life - whether it is securing a place at university, an apprenticeship or their first job. Pupils who started secondary school last month will all have the opportunity to study the key English Baccalaureate (EBAcc) subjects of English, maths, science, history or geography, and a language at GCSE. These include: Schools Minister Nick Gibb said: As part of the government’s commitment to real social justice, we want every child to study the core academic subjects that will provide the best preparation for later life. 2016 to 2017 School Direct (salaried) grant rates.
Train as a language teacher in England and earn £28,000 tax-free. What’s it all about?
Are you passionate about French, German or Spanish? If so, you could receive a scholarship of £28,000 to train as a secondary-school language teacher in England. As a language teacher, you can continue to use your languages every day. You can play a part in equipping the next generation with skills employers need. Good language teachers are in demand and there has never been a better time to enter the profession, with attractive starting salaries and long-term job prospects. As a languages teacher training scholar, you will, in addition to the financial support, receive access to mentor support and a range of professional development opportunities and resources. Take a step towards inspiring a new generation of young people to love languages as much as you do.
Download the LTTS flyer at the bottom of the page. Am I eligible? Cameron's £15,000 for maths and science teachers. 11 March 2015Last updated at 04:50 ET By Sean Coughlan Education correspondent David Cameron will announce plans to find more science and maths teachers David Cameron is to announce a £15,000 university bursary for teenagers with good A-level maths and science grades, if they commit to enter teaching.
This "golden hello" for teenagers is an attempt to recruit more maths and physics teachers for England's schools. The prime minister says he wants this country to be the "best place in the world to learn maths and science". Labour's Tristram Hunt says the government has "failed its own targets" on recruiting specialist teachers. Brian Lightman, leader of the ASCL head teachers' union, said schools faced "serious shortages" in maths and science teachers and called for a more co-ordinated approach to teacher recruitment.
Science jobs Science students will be helped with university costs if they commit to three years teaching "I come at this as a parent, not just a politician. Combined course. Is financial support available? - Financial support - Teach in Scotland. Student Awards Agency For Scotland. Teacher Training Scholarship_4pp_leaflet_Final_no crop. Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarship.
“How can I challenge my pupils if I am not prepared to challenge myself....” - Maths Scholar We are delighted to announce that the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships will be running for a fourth year for those who commence their initial teacher training in the academic year 2016/17.
Over the years that the scheme has been running, a thriving social media community has developed on Twitter and Facebook. This year there is a website dedicated to the Maths Teacher Training Scholarship Scheme which gives more detail about all the Scheme can offer in addition to £25,000 such as membership of professional bodies; training courses and access to resources. When you’re ready to apply, complete the Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships online application. Please note that we cannot accept hard copies of the application form.
As a potential Scholar your excellent subject knowledge and first class communication skills will inspire passion and confidence in the next generation. RSC Teacher Training Scholarships. Please note: We are no longer accepting applications for the 2015 Teacher Training Scholarship scheme.
If you plan to train as a chemistry teacher in 2016/17, please check this page in October for details of available scholarships. We are offering scholarships to individuals with the potential to become exceptional chemistry teachers. Our scholars receive a £25,000 tax-free bursary from the Department for Education. They also get a package of support from us including: Mentoring by an expert chemistry teacherContinuing Professional Development workshopsFree membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry for two yearsA selection of classroom materials including books, posters, a lab coat and moreAccess to networks of chemistry teachers and trainee teachers Our scholars also become our ambassadors, sharing our resources and support with other teachers and colleagues.
The Royal Society of Chemistry Teacher Training Scholarship scheme is run in partnership with the Department for Education. IOP Teacher Training Scholarships. £30,000 tax-free funding for talented individuals entering physics teacher training in England in the 2016/17 academic year. 150 IOP scholarships will be awarded to the very best individuals who impress us with their academic record, physics subject knowledge and commitment to teaching.