In the School of Teacher Education at Liverpool Hope University we regard teaching as one of the most rewarding, exciting and challenging professions you could consider entering.
Our teaching staff come from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, with a rich diversity of experience in many types of schools. We are committed to the idea that teachers are formed not trained, and need both theoretical and practical preparation to be truly outstanding teachers. Our lectures and workshops are engaging and interactive, supporting you in becoming well-informed and reflective professionals who can take independent judgements and are ready to be full members of a school community.
We are also privileged to be working in partnership with several hundred schools across the region, drawing on the immense expertise of our school colleagues. Many of these colleagues, from class teachers to senior school managers, take an active role in our programme at Hope as well as in their schools. We are all working to the common aim of improving the life chances of the children and young people we teach, and providing them with the best possible education, regardless of background and other factors.
So I would like to extend a personal welcome to you, whether you are thinking of applying or have already embarked on this journey into our profession, and wish you every success.
Sue Cronin, Interim Head of School of Teacher Education