Route 1 of the programme is open to all FE Colleges, Sixth Form Colleges, and Specialist Designated Institutions in England. Places will be made available to all colleges on a draw-down basis.
The take-up of the Initial Teacher Education (ITE) places on Route 1 is subject to individuals meeting the participation criteria outlined in the programme guidance documents.
For more information, see Route 1 Programme Guidance.
Financial Support for Initial Teacher Education (ITE)
The financial support available to FE providers directly addresses the cost of undertaking ITE and helps to create capacity for new recruits to learn and receive training and support on the job.
Funding of £18,200 per recruit will be made available to cover:
How to take part
Route 1 of the programme is for all FE Colleges, Sixth Form Colleges and Specialist Designated Institutions in England. To register to the programme, FE providers should fill in the online registration form below.