Our Partners

Newman University has an established reputation for producing high quality teachers, who understand the needs of the children they teach, and develop creative and effective practice. Newman offers a range of teacher training degree courses at early years, primary and secondary level through to our postgraduate and school direct programmes.

Over the last three years, over 300 trainees have either completed, or recently begun, their primary or secondary School Direct training in schools working with Newman University.

Newman University is based in Bartley Green, Birmingham.

At the School of Education and Social Work, Birmingham City University (BCU) never give up on their aspirations for tomorrow’s teachers and their courses will equip you to be an agent of change. BCU train more teachers than any other university in the West Midlands and they collaborate with and enjoy strong partnerships with over 1,000 schools, colleges, and training organisations across the region.

The University of Warwick, as a Russell Group university and being rated as Outstanding by Ofsted, brings quality and depth to the academic side of training together with a wealth of experience in initial training to ensure the highest standard of pedagogical provision. Hence it is a partner that Shireland is proud to work with.

The University of Warwick is based in Coventry.

The University of Wolverhampton are proud of their long-standing tradition of training teachers.

Do you want to inspire the next generation of learners? Teaching is an increasingly popular choice for a wide variety of people and can be a very rewarding career. The University of Wolverhampton offer a range of teacher training courses for a range of different age phases that can get you to your goal of qualifying as a teacher in the most suitable way.

All four of their teacher training departments are highly rated for their provision. Their high quality training means that their graduates benefit from high employability and great long-term prospects.