Teach East Graduation 2019
Teacher Trainees from Teach East in Peterborough all successfully
graduated and celebrated their achievement of Qualified Teacher
Status at a graduation ceremony on Thursday 11 July 2019.
Twenty-nine trainees in total all collected their graduation
certificates from Gary Perkins, Founder Executive Member of the
Teach East Executive Board and previously Assistant Director of
Education for Peterborough. All trainees have gained successful
employment as a Qualified Teacher from September, with the
majority in Peterborough schools.
One of the graduating Trainees said in her evaluation of the course:
“The course has many strengths. Since getting together in July last
year to begin the course together, it has been like one big family.
With tonnes of support, lots of respect, and laughing. I think it is
safe to say that we have had such an enjoyable experience, of
which for me, has been stress free, and enabled me to make the
most of this journey towards achieving my QTS.”
Teach East is now embarking on training the next cohort of
teachers for Peterborough with over 50 new recruits starting in
The Teach East mantra has always been “Train in Peterborough, to
Teach in Peterborough, to transform children’s lives”.