Course Overview

Much like teaching any subject, teachers who are passionate about Art & Design are able to share their knowledge and excitement with their students.

When you teach Art & Design at secondary level, you will:

  • Teach pupils to use a range of techniques to record their observations in sketchbooks, journals and other media
  • Teach pupils to use a range of techniques and media, including painting
  • Teach pupils to handle different materials proficiently
  • Teach pupils to analyse and evaluate their own work and that of others in order to strengthen the impact or applications of their work
  • Teach pupils about the history of art, craft, design and architecture, including periods, styles and major movements from ancient times to the present day

Benefits of participating in an Art & Design teacher training course with us:

  • You will receive ongoing support from the globally-renowned York St John University
  • We are in partnership with an outstanding network of schools, with the added opportunity of being able to teach in sixth forms
  • To help support your year of teacher training, you may be eligible for funding
  • We are consistently rated ‘good’ and ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted