Setting Out on the Road
Is a course which leads to the award of the Catholic Teacher's Certificate (CTC) enabling the recipient to teach Religious Education in the Catholic school. It is taught by the St Andrew's Foundation for Catholic Teacher Education at the University of Glasgow. Setting Out on the Road is for qualified teachers who have not yet obtained their CTC.
How to apply – Setting Out On The Road
To apply for the Setting Out On The Road (Catholic Teacher's Certificate) at the University of Glasgow,
Before you can apply for this course, you must currently be qualified to teach in a primary or secondary school and have a GTCS registration number.
To undertake the course you will become a student of the University of Glasgow.
Please download the additional information form and upload with your online application.
Please ask your parish priest (or another priest who knows you) to complete the Priest’s Reference form. It is important to note that there is a section to be completed by the applicant. On completion, the Priest’s Reference can be brought to the first class of the course, emailed to Denise.email@example.com or sent to
Mrs Denise Porada, School Of Education, University of Glasgow, 11 Eldon Street, Glasgow, G3 6NH
The course will cost £310.00 payable on registration. In addition, you will also be asked to purchase two books at a cost of £10 and £15. Information on registration will be sent via email around 3rd August 2020. (NB support may be available from schools or Councils – please contact them directly.)
Session dates for 2020/21
Glasgow: Monday 3rd August, Tuesday 4th August and Saturday 24th October 2020 (Venue: St Andrew’s Building, University of Glasgow, G3 6NH) Classes are from 10-5pm
Dundee: Thursday 17th September, Friday 18th September, Thursday 12th November 2020 (Venue: Learning Centre, St John’s RC High School, Harefield Road, Dundee, DD3 6EY ) Classes are from 10-5pm