The DDS are pleased to confirm that Canterbury Christ Church University are the awarding body for QTS within the partnership. Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) is one of the largest and well-respected providers of postgraduate initial teacher education in the country. Ofsted has praised them for their high employment rates and said that CCCU is making a significant contribution to teaching in the local area.

CCCU courses offer a blend of subject knowledge and theory which is directly linked to school-based teaching and learning. Your learning will be underpinned by the latest research so you will receive up-to-date provision. You will be supported by tutors and mentors who are all qualified teachers. CCCU students regularly comment on how friendly and supportive the university and course team are.

You will have an excellent support network both in school and at university. Our most recent Ofsted report (2014) praises CCCU’s excellent pastoral care and personalised support.

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