School of Education and Continuing Studies (SECS)
About the School of Education and Continuing Studies
A career in the education sector allows you to work in a vital and fascinating field. Whether you are aiming to be a teacher, a trainer, an administrator or an early years practitioner, the School of Education and Continuing Studies provides the ideal environment for you to undertake your study.
We offer a wide range of courses, from professional development training and access courses to undergraduate and Masters' degrees, alongside PhD supervision; the staff comprises a team of respected lecturers with teaching and research specialisms that embrace theoretical excellence and practical experience. On our PGCE Initial Teacher Training course, you may either take a professional or postgraduate approach to teacher training, and you can be supported by subject knowledge enhancement courses in several fields if needed.
Regular inspections by Ofsted and the Quality Assurance Authority have confirmed Portsmouth as an excellent provider of courses in education and childhood studies, a position supported by strong performance in newspaper league tables and the National Student Survey.