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Helping You to Qualified Teacher Status

The Merseyside, Cheshire & Greater Manchester Teacher Training Consortium is a registered educational charity covering the North West of England. It is an accredited provider and recommending body for Initial Teacher Training. As such, the Consortium is able to deliver – in partnership with schools – School Direct Employed Routes to Qualified Teacher Status.

Our website is a “one-stop-shop” for Schools, Trainees & School Based / Quality Assurance Tutors – providing information, application guidance, support & resources …

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Routes We Offer to QTS

Entry into Initial Teacher Training: The MC & GM TT Consortium currently offer, in partnership with schools, these routes to Qualified Teacher Status:

  >> School Direct Salaried (Employed) 2020/2021
  >> School/Self-funded Employed
  >> Assessment Only

More information for candidates considering applying to schools working in partnership with the MC & GM TT Consortium can be found on the “Application Guidelines” pages.

School Direct Training Programme

School Direct Training Programme – Salaried

The School Direct Salaried Initial Teacher Training Programme is an employed twelve month school based route to qualified teacher status (QTS).

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Information For Schools

The School Direct way of training teachers puts schools at the heart of the process, enabling them to have more of a say in the way that teachers are trained.

Schools also select the accredited provider of teacher training they want to work with.

Schools that wish to engage in the School Direct Employed routes to Qualified Teacher Status, by partnering with the MC GM & & TT Consortium, can find out more information here.

About Us

What do previous trainees think about the School Direct Salaried Programme?

Drop In Sessions

If you are interested in becoming an Early Years and Primary School teacher and would like the opportunity to discuss how to go about this and your options, please call in to one of our informal drop-in sessions.

Friday 6th March 2020 10.00-3.00pm and

Tuesday 28th April 2020 10.00-3.00pm

At the MC&GM Teacher Training Consortium Office, Everton Nursery School and Family Centre.

In addition, we will be at the Train to Teach Event on Monday 2nd March 2020, 4.30-8pm at LJMU (IM Marsh Campus), Barkhill Road, Liverpool L17 6BD.

If you are unable to get to any of these events, you can always contact us at any time via email or telephone.

Ofsted Report – January 2019 You can read a full copy of the report by using this link.