Careers in Education

Education is a large sector with the potential to employ many graduates.  It can be divided into five main areas:

Other general Education sector related information

  • Targetjobs - teaching and education information 
  • Teaching - information about teacher training in England from AGCAS, published on the Targetpostgrad website.
  • Prospects education Sector gives an overview of the education sector.
  • Prospects education community features include a list of teaching recruitment fairs and a local authority search function
  • Getting a job in teaching Prospects pages on how to get a job in teaching, includes information on CVs, interview techniques and completing application forms.
  • BBC news (education section) latest news in the world of UK education from the BBC.
  • Education guardian section providing comprehensive news for the UK education sector at all levels.
  • Alternatives to teaching (PDF ) Outlines job roles for people interested in helping people learn, but who are not necessarily sure that mainstream teaching is for them.

Thinking about a non-education sector career

Reference books

A range of reference books and journals in the Library, these can be found on the Library catalogue


The following titles are online and free to takeaway at the Centre, while stocks last:

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