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"I chose the IOE because it had an excellent reputation. I looked around the other London institutes and was told that the IOE was number one."
Bethany Doughty, PGCE Mathematics
The Institute of Education (IOE) has been providing first-class teacher education, in partnership with schools and colleges in the London region for over 100 years. Centrally located in London, we are England's only university dedicated solely to education and are the first choice for many students wishing to become teachers.
Outstanding reputationOur courses were rated outstanding or good with outstanding features by Ofsted at their latest visit.
90% of our graduates rated their training "very good" or "good" in a national survey of newly qualified teachers in 2011.
We train more than 1,500 student teachers every year.
Leading centre for teacher education
We have the UK's biggest range of teacher training courses.
We offer training placements with 600 schools and colleges in Greater London.
Excellent employabilityOur graduates are highly sought after. 95% of them were employed as teachers within the first six months of them completing their programme in 2012.
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Study with us full-time or part-time, on our:
- PGCE Primary courses, to teach pupils aged 5-11
- PGCE Secondary courses, to teach pupils aged 11-16 or 14-19
- PGCE Post-compulsory courses, to teach learners aged 16+ (including adults).
Study with us while based in a school, on our:
- Employment-based routes, for graduates training 'on the job'
- School Direct route, for graduates wanting a school-led teacher training programme.