Application Windows

The following timelines are indicative. We will do our best to enable you to start the untrained teaching stint at the earliest opportunity, but there are occasions when we are unable to do so due to unforeseen circumstances. We seek your understanding on this.

Postgraduate Diploma in Education Programme (PGDE)

Qualification Required Application Window Interview Period If you are shortlisted for the interview, you will be contacted by this date Compulsory Untrained Teaching Stint Earliest Possible NIE Intake*
If starting date is You will receive the Letter of Offer by this period^
University Degree

1 Feb 2018 – 21 Feb 2018

Mar – Apr 2018 2 Apr 2018 Mid-Jun 2018 Mid-May 2018 Dec 2018
17 May 2018 – 6 Jun 2018 Jul – Aug 2018 13 Jul 2018 Mid-Dec 2018 Mid-Nov 2018 Dec 2019
16 Aug 2018 – 5 Sep 2018 Oct – Nov 2018 12 Oct 2018 Early Feb 2019 Early Jan 2019 Dec 2019

^If you have not received the Letter of Offer or an update from MOE on your application status by the stipulated time, we would still be processing your application and it is unlikely that you would be able to start the untrained contract teaching stint at the earliest opportunity.

* For all PGDE courses except Physical Education (PE). Next NIE intake for PE is Jul 2019.


Diploma in Education Programme

Qualification Required Application Window Interview Period If you are shortlisted for the interview, you will be contacted by this date Compulsory Untrained Teaching Stint Earliest Possible NIE Intake*
If starting date is You will receive the Letter of Offer by this period^
‘A’ Level/ International Baccalaureate/ Diploma or equivalent

1 Feb 2018 – 21 Feb 2018

Mar – Apr 2018 2 Apr 2018 Mid-Jun 2018 Mid-May 2018 Jul 2019
17 May 2018 – 6 Jun 2018 Jul – Aug 2018 13 Jul 2018 Mid-Dec 2019 Mid-Nov 2019 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2018 – 5 Sep 2018 Oct – Nov 2018 12 Oct 2018 Early Feb 2019 Early Jan 2019 Jul 2019

 

Chinese/Tamil Language Teacher Training Scheme

Qualification Required Application Window Interview Period If you are shortlisted for the interview, you will be contacted by this date If you are successful, you will receive an offer by this period Starting Date of Programme
GCE ‘O’ Level/GCE 'A' level/Diploma or equivalent 11 Jan 2018 – 24 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 10 Feb 2018 Late Mar 2018 Apr 2018

 

Art/Music Teacher Training Scheme

Qualification Required Application Window Interview Period If you are shortlisted for the interview, you will be contacted by this date If you are successful, you will receive an offer by this period Starting Date of Programme
GCE ‘O’ Level/GCE 'A' level/Diploma or equivalent 11 Jan 2018 – 24 Jan 2018 Feb 2018 10 Feb 2018 Late Mar 2018 Jul 2018

The application windows for 2019 will be published on this webpage by Jan 2019.