Train to Teach Events

Train to Teach Information Sessions

Come and join us for an informal online or face to face 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 
  • Information about places available for September 2023 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:

  • Friday 9th June, 12-1pm
  • Tuesday 11th July, 6-7pm

Train to Teach Information Sessions - Face to Face

  • Friday 16th June, 10-11am
  • Tuesday 4th July, 5-6pm

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

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.

We are now holding school experience days in real life - so come and see us!

We can also arrange a day in one of Primary partners schools - just email us and we can set that up on a day to suit you.

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.

Remaining dates for 2022/2023 are:

  • Wednesday 24th May 2023
  • Wednesday 14th June 2023
  • Wednesday 28th June 2023
  • Wednesday 12th July 2022

Register and book at:

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