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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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Route We Offer to QTS

At present, The MC & GM TT Consortium currently only offers the Assessment Only Route 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 Update

1.Please note the content of our website is currently under review. You can find out the most up to date information by email or telephone enquiry.

2.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.

3.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 can find out more information here.

4. At present MC&GMTT Consortium is not offering any School Direct programmes.

About Us

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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, during the present Coronavirus Pandemic telephone us at 0151 315 0056

In addition, you can attend virtual Train to Teach Events on Tuesday 10th November 2020, 4.30-7.30 pm (Merseyside Area) or Thursday 26th November 2020, 4.30 - 7.30 pm (Manchester / Cheshire Area)

If you are unable to join 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.