Our English Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course helps you gain the subject knowledge and skills you need to be able to teach English.

About the course

Our English SKE course has been developed by experienced teachers in line with the secondary national curriculum in England for English. By the end of the course, you’ll have gained the subject knowledge and skills you need to confidently teach English.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for:

  • Qualified teachers looking to refresh their subject knowledge or train to teach another subject.
  • Trainee teachers that might have been asked to complete an SKE course as part of their conditional offer.

How is the course delivered

The course is delivered 100% online through our learning management system with one-to-one support from a tutor.

What is the course duration

Qualified teachers can develop their own training schedule over the course of one academic year. Trainee teachers will complete the course over 8 or 12 weeks depending on what is detailed in your conditional offer letter.

Fees & Funding

  • Trainee teachers – The course is funded for all trainee teachers with a conditional offer for teacher training. You will not pay any tuition fees and you may receive a training bursary of £200 per week throughout the course.
  • Qualified teachers – Fees range from £1,200 to £1,400 (+VAT) per person to be paid by you or the school. Payment plans can be agreed upon.