"An outstanding secondary teaching training provider" (ofsted 2016)

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Teaching Courses

The OAKS offers a wide range of teaching courses:

  • PGCE
  • School Direct
  • School Direct Salaried
  • Assessment Only Route

Our PGCE and School Direct routes into teaching follow the same programme as each other, they have two outcome awards. QTS registration is recommended by The OAKS and your PGCE is awarded by Keele University.

School Direct Salaried

This course is available at the request of our Partnership.

Individual programmes are designed to facilitate the best outcome for both the school and the trainee.

Primary Education – Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education

The OAKS Secondary Teacher Training SCITT also works with Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education. This OFSTED Outstanding Primary SCITT also works in conjunction with Keele University.

If you are interested in Primary Teaching, please visit