As I hinted in a recent post, things are seemingly not going to plan in this year’s recruitment round for teacher preparation courses. If they were, then today’s announcement from the NCTL would not have appeared offering as it does additional places to providers with courses that are full. http://www.emcsrv.com/prolog/NCTL/Additional-HEI-places-available-for-2014-guide.pdf What is interesting is not so much the list of secondary subjects reproduced below, but the fact that places are also still up for grabs for non-specialist primary trainees.
According to the NCTL places are available in the following subjects:
- computer science
- design & technology
- health and social care
- modern languages
- religious education
- primary mathematics specialist and
- all non-specialist primary
And the NCTL will continue to allocate places on request for all physics and maths courses, as it has done all year.
It remains to be seen how responsive schools and universities will be…
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