Cardiff School of Education
Cardiff Met's School of Education has over 2000 students supported by over 100 academic and administrative staff.
In 2001 the School of Education celebrated 50 years of Initial Teacher Education Training (ITET) provision in Cardiff and it remains the largest in Wales and one of the largest centres for ITET in the United Kingdom. It has established an enviable reputation for the quality of its provision that has been publicly recognised by Estyn through its inspection process.
Both the Department of Humanities and Department of Professional Development have excellent recruitment figures and their programmes have an increasing national and international reputation for excellence.
Department of Humanities
We are a vibrant department situated in Europe's youngest capital city, Offering a stimulating mix of courses.
Department of Professional Development
The department hosts a variety of professional development courses
Department of Teacher Education and Training
The Department has over eight hundred students, and a range of programmes
PGCE students first in UK to be given Chess Teaching Course
Cardiff School of Education PGCE primary students were the first in the UK to undertake a chess course to give them the confidence to introduce chess to their classrooms.
Sarah and Timothy Kett of the Welsh Chess Union (WCU) and the Charity Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) delivered the first course of its kind to PGCE primary students who were interested in setting up their own chess clubs in their future schools. read more