Date lodged: 7 March 2018
To ask the Scottish Government which universities offer teacher training courses, and for what subjects.
Answered by: John Swinney 16 March 2018
University of Aberdeen https://www.abdn.ac.uk/education/degrees-programmes/undergraduate--73.php
University of Dundee https://www.dundee.ac.uk/study/ug/education/
University of Edinburgh https://www.ed.ac.uk/education/undergraduate/degree-programmes
University of Glasgow https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/education/study/undergraduate/
University of Highlands and Islands https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/courses/?keyword=PGDE
University of Strathclyde https://www.strath.ac.uk/humanities/pgdeteachereducation/
University of the West of Scotland https://www.uws.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduate-course-search/education/
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland https://www.rcs.ac.uk/courses/bed-music-honours/#introduction
The details of the programmes are available from each institution rather than held centrally by the Scottish Government.
The Scottish Government recently announced that Queen Margaret University and Edinburgh Napier University will offer Initial Teacher Education programmes for the first time next year. Supported by a £1.3 million investment from the Scottish Government, the programmes will start in August 2019.