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Cardiff School of Education & social Policy

Cardiff School of Education & Social Policy

Based across both the Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses, the School offers employability-focused degrees in the subject areas of Education, Humanities, Social Policy and Initial Teacher Education.

Home to the Cardiff Partnership for Initial Teacher Education, one of the largest centres of teacher education and training in the UK, we have over 60 years’ experience and an enviable reputation for the quality of our teacher training provision.

Our graduates are highly skilled and fully prepared for the world of work. Our excellent links with schools, industry, professional bodies and the community, provide valuable work experiences and opportunities for you to learn from expert teaching staff and gain additional qualifications, to make you stand out.

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Based across both the Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses, the School offers employability-focused degrees in the subject areas of Education, Humanities, Social Policy and Initial Teacher Education.

Home to the Cardiff Partnership for Initial Teacher Education, one of the largest centres of teacher education and training in the UK, we have over 60 years’ experience and an enviable reputation for the quality of our teacher training provision.

Our graduates are highly skilled and fully prepared for the world of work. Our excellent links with schools, industry, professional bodies and the community, provide valuable work experiences and opportunities for you to learn from expert teaching staff and gain additional qualifications, to make you stand out.

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Our Courses

Explore our range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses in Education, Humanities and Social Policy.
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Our Staff

Meet our highly skilled staff from across the School:
Staff Profile Pages
Videos: Meet the Team

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Open Days

Saturday 12th November 2022.
Cyncoed Campus.
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Cardiff Partnership for ITE

The Cardiff Partnership for Initial Teacher Education – Working together with teachers, for teachers, as teachers, to inspire the future minds of Wales.
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Cardiff Partnership

Training the next generation of teachers.

Cardiff Met is home to the Cardiff Partnership for Initial Teacher Education, one of the largest centres of teacher education and training in the UK. We have over 60 years’ experience and an enviable reputation of the quality of our teacher training provision.

Accredited by the Education Workforce Council, courses include.

BA Primary Education with QTS
Primary PGCE
Secondary PGCE

Learn more about the Cardiff Partnership.

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Education

Our long history in delivering education at Cardiff Met, extends to specialist undergraduate degrees in Early Years, Primary Education and Psychology and Special Educational Needs, plus an extensive range of postgraduate study options for continued professional development.

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Humanities

At Cardiff Met we offer a suite of exciting undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across the subjects of English, Creative Writing, Media and Journalism.

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Social Policy

We provide professionally accredited degrees in the area of Social Policy across a breadth of subjects, including Social Work, Health and Social Care, Housing Studies, Professional Policing, and Youth and Community Work.

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Research and Innovation

Find out more about research activities and degrees at Cardiff School of Education & Social Policy.
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The School has a wide range of research interests and organised into three groups.

- Arts and Humanities
- Education and Pedagogy
- Social Policy

The School also has Education research links with the School of Sport & Health Sciences and School of Art & Design with an interdisciplinary focus.

We would welcome and encourage you to contact us if you are seeking to collaborate with us on research projects or if you are considering undertaking one of our research degrees.

The School also holds a Research Seminar series with both visiting speakers and members of the groups presenting.

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Student & Graduate Experience
My Media degree led me to my dream job in journalism

Media graduate Aamir blogs about his time at Cardiff Met and placement opportunities which have helped him become an award-winning journalist.

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How Early Years Education helped me set up my own play centre

Read how graduate Ffion’s skills grew whilst studying Early Years at Cardiff Met and owning her business in childcare.

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Youth & Community Work gave me a new confidence and a job I love

Graduate Mark talks about quickly developing his confidence and portfolio of work experience which led to securing a full-time job as a substance misuse worker.

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From Teaching Assistant to Physics Teacher with Secondary PGCE at Cardiff Met

Dhanya talks about her love for teaching Science and STEM in school and her top tips for studying a Secondary PGCE.

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From BA to MA Creative Writing and securing my internship at Firefly Press

Athena blogs about her MA studies, publishing her work and how her internship placement was the best work experience she has had.

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My MA Education and journey into a career in research

Sammy talks about his MA Education dissertation as a key moment which led him to a PhD Research position and change in career.

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