Train to Teach Events

Train to Teach Information Sessions

Come and join us for an informal online session, to find out if our route into teaching is for you! You will also have chance to ask any questions you may have. You will gain:

  • Information about routes into teaching, in particular School Direct PGCE – Training and Salaried
  • Information about places available for September 2022 in BCTSA schools across Birmingham and the West Midlands
  • How to apply and tips about making a successful application and the interview process
  • Financial information
  • How to get classroom experience
  • Individual advice and opportunities to talk to our experienced team

Train to Teach Information Sessions - Online:

  • Wednesday 12th January 2022, 4.00 - 5.00 pm
  • Thursday 20th January 2022, 5.30 - 6.30 pm - Now to be held online
  • Tuesday 25th January 2022, 5.00 - 6.00 pm
  • Thursday 10th February 2022, 6.00 - 7.00 pm - An Audience With.... a Trainee Teacher
    To book this event follow this link:
  • Wednesday 2nd March 2022, 4.00 - 5.00 pm
  • Tuesday 15th March 2022, 5.00 - 6.00 pm
  • Wednesday 6th April 2022, 6 - 7.00 pm
  • Wednesday 11th May 2022, 4 - 5.00pm
  • Tuesday 7th June 2022, 5 - 6.00pm
  • Wednesday 22nd June, 6 - 7.00pm

To register for these events phone 0121 441 6112 or email:

Individual appointments You can also book individual appointments at other times to suit you. Please contact 0121 441 6112 or email to arrange a suitable date/time

Train to Teach Roadshows

Come and see us at these nationally organised events:

14th Oct, 5-7 pm

Train to Teach Coventry

20th Nov, 10-2 pm

Train to Teach Birmingham

14th February,
5-7 pm

Train to Teach Birmingham - ONLINE Event

School Experience Days

Why not spend some time with us and see if teaching may be a career for you!

We are part of the government's School Experience Programme.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, our initial school experience is held online.

We invite you to join us for the following:
- a lesson observation, which consists of a workshop on 'How to get the best out of lesson observations'
- the opportunity to find out more about the school direct route offered by ourselves
- chance to talk to a current trainee or ECT and ask them questions on what it's really like to train to teach with BCTSA
- the offer of a 1:1 sessions to obtain individual advice.

Dates for early 2022 are:
19th January; 16th February; 9th March and 23rd March. All will be 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Register and book at: