Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education (KNSTE) is a School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider that has a partnership of over 120 schools who work closely with Shaw Education Trust to offer high quality teacher education. On successful completion of all of our courses you will gain Qualified Teacher Status QTS). On the QTS + PGCE route you will gain a Keele University Postgraduate or Professional Certificate alongside your Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).


As an innovation for 2023-24 we are offering a QTS only route. A comparison of the two options below may help you in making the decision about which route might be best for you.