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Subject Knowledge Enhancement Scheme - Mathematics 12 Unit

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Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses are for pre-Initial Teacher Training (ITT) students who are in need of development of subject knowledge before starting ITT.

Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses are for pre-Initial Teacher Training (ITT) students who are in need of development of subject knowledge before starting ITT.

Why choose this course?

Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses are for pre-Initial Teacher Training (ITT) students who are in need of development of subject knowledge before starting ITT. All courses aim to provide participants with the knowledge and understanding of their subject needed to teach the school curriculum in their subject area. They are for those starting PGCE, School Direct Tuition and School Direct Salaried courses.

This 24 week course is for those who do not have a Mathematics or Mathematics-related degree but wish to teach the subject. 

What happens on the course?

The content and delivery method is mainly delivered face-to-face with some additional activities to reinforce and develop learning.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

We are a long-standing, successful provider of SKE and carefully match teaching and content to the needs of those starting ITE courses.

  •  Course tutors are experienced teachers and experts in their subject areas.
  •  We believe in supporting participants to achieve the level of success they require.

To have gained sufficient subject knowledge and understanding related to the school curriculum in your subject area to begin teacher training.

In most cases subject to eligibility, the fees for these courses are paid by the DfE and therefore they are free for participants. Please see the Subject Knowledge Enhancement webpage for further details

The University is committed to a transparent fee structure, with no hidden costs, to help you make an informed decision. This includes information on what is included in the fee and how fees are calculated and reviewed

Participants must:

  • have discussed starting an ITE course with a training provider in the SKE subject for which they are applying.
  • not already hold qualified teacher status.
  • have agreement from their ITE provider that they should attend

Once you have submitted your application, your eligibility will be considered by the university.

· In the case of School Direct and external applicants, your intended ITE provider will be contacted to confirm their support.

· You will then be notified of your acceptance on the SKE course (subject to confirmation of funding from the DfE) and provided with the information you need before you start the course.

Self-funding:

If you don’t want to take out a loan to pay your fees or if you aren’t eligible to receive a loan, you might want to take advantage of the University’s scheme to pay by instalments: see How to Pay. For more information please contact the Gateway.


Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

If your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund. for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Bursaries and Scholarships:

In addition the University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships packages

You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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