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Welcome to the Institute of Education

The home of difference-makers

Our mission is to train the educators of tomorrow, moulding them into pillars of their community, shaping future generations.

We are one of the top providers of teacher training and education programmes in the UK, with an outstanding reputation that spans more than 100 years, from Charlotte Mason College in Ambleside to St Martin's College in Lancaster.

Three University of Cumbria campuses are home to the Institute of Education; LancasterCarlisle Fusehill Street and London. The Institute is the hub for our Education degrees and Teacher Training courses, which includes provision for Undergraduate, PGCE, School Direct, Postgraduate, and CPD. No matter where you are in your journey, there’s an education course for you. The Institute of Education is also home to the Learning, Education and Development (LED) Research Centre, the heart of education research at Cumbria.

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We offer a variety of teaching courses for students with and without degrees catered for by our Undergraduate and PGCE programmes. Whether you are at the start of your journey or taking the next step towards changing lives, all our courses include placement opportunities to get you confident in the classroom.

Train to be a teacher with the support of expert University of Cumbria academics on a course endorsed by the Department for Education.

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