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Education Interviews

  • Will my interview take place online?

    Depending on the course, your interview will take place online via the Webex platform or over the phone. For online interviews you will require a device with video capability to participate. You will need to download the free Webex app onto your device ahead of your interview.

    Your interview invite email will detail whether your interview is taking place online or over the phone.

    How long will my interview take?

    Depending on the specific course you are interviewing for, the length of time your interview can take is between 30 – 60 minutes.

    Will I be interviewed on my own or as a group?

    Your interview will take place individually by one of our Education academics.

    What will my interview involve?

    Depending on the specific course you are interviewing for, you may be asked to do a written or planning task.

    Your interview may also focus on varying aspects, not restricted to, but may include:

    • Commitment to teaching and working with young children
    • Ability to reflect on personal learning and dealing with situations
    • Interest in and knowledge of the importance of early years and how children learn

    Further information regarding what your interview will involve will be shared with you in your interview invite.

  • Will my interview take place online?

    Your interview will take place over the phone with one of our Education academics.

    How long will my interview take?

    The length of time your interview will last is 25 minutes.

    Will I be interviewed on my own or as a group?

    Your interview will take place individually by one of our Education academics.

    What will my interview involve?

    Depending on the specific course you are interviewing for, you will be required to talk about a teaching resource that you use to support learning or discuss an area of interest which you might research further for your dissertation.

    You will also be asked some interview questions to explore your experience and application further.

  • Will my interview take place online?

    Your interview will take place on a system called Blackboard Collaborate. Unless you already have Google Chrome, we recommend you install Chrome before your scheduled interview on a device that is capable of video calling. Google Chrome is free to install. You do not need to sign up to Blackboard Collaborate as you will be sent a meeting link via email prior to your interview.

    How long will my interview take?

    The length of time your interview will last is 30 minutes.

    Will I be interviewed on my own or as a group?

    Your interview will take place individually by two people from our Initial Teacher Training Partnership.

    What will my interview involve?

    The interview involves a series of questions to enable you to demonstrate the capabilities and qualities to train to teach. You will also need to prepare a short talk.

    Further information regarding what your interview will involve will be shared with you in your interview invite.

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