If your dream is to become an inspirational RE teacher, then our outstanding Yorkshire Wolds Teacher Training programme is the course for you. Studying at YWTT gives you a fantastic start to your teaching career, our innovative programme blends evidence based research and educational theory with immersive practice in the classroom, giving you the opportunity to gain QTS and a PGCE awarded by Sheffield Hallam University.
The YWTT RE programme has been coherently designed and sequenced to support you to develop the skills and knowledge required to become a highly effective, evidence informed teacher, able to change the lives of the children you teach. It contains three overlapping components delivered through integrated strands.
- Learning to teach
- Professional Studies Programme
- School Based Training Programme
- Learning to teach a subject
- Subject Immersion Programme
- School Based Subject Training Programme
- Learning to be a teacher
- Professional Development Programme
- Supported Self Study Programme
The professional studies programme is delivered by teaching experts some of whom work for national education organisations including the Education Endowment Foundation.
You will work closely with your YWTT RE tutor, an excellent teacher who will support your development throughout the course. They will meet with you weekly to gain a deep understanding of your specific needs and progress, allowing them to design and deliver bespoke intensive training placements in their school.
School placements are carefully structured to ensure the gradual development of your teaching across both primary Key Stages. Spending Monday to Thursday in school allows you to continually apply and refine your developing knowledge and skills. Your mentor in each placement school will support you daily, giving you regular formative feedback through observation and weekly mentor meetings. They also work closely with your tutor to design and deliver the school based training programme.
This multi-disciplinary course focuses on the development of subject knowledge to teach a variety of beliefs including non-religious worldviews. Trainees will access the latest subject specific pedagogies and evidence informed research from NATRE, RE Today and the latest RE publications. Trainees will experience teaching two world religions and deliver ethical and moral issues through topics such as crime, peace and conflict, Issues of life and death and Relationships. The demand for specialist RE teachers has never been greater, if you like delivering exciting topics and working with a variety of worldviews then this is the course for you.