King Edward's Consortium

King Edwards Consortium

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King Edward’s Consortium (KEC) is the no.1 school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) provider in the country (The Good Teacher Training Guide, 2017). We are rated outstanding by Ofsted (2012) and have a 100% employment rate.

Our courses are listed on the Department for Education's Find postgraduate teacher training search tool. Applications should be made through UCAS Teacher Training (UCASTT) using the ‘Apply’ system on their website. 

Apply for our SCITT (fee-paying) programmes using the provider code K50. Use the provider code 15G for our School Direct (salaried) programmes.

We welcome applications from candidates in both Apply 1 and Apply 2. 

Listen to Tom and Anna explain why they chose teaching and decided to train with KEC.


The quality of training across the partnership is outstanding.

Ofsted, 2012