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 16 Aug 2018 – 5 Sep 2018 Oct – Nov 2018 12 Oct 2018 11 Feb 2019 3 Jan 2019 Dec 2019
23 Jan 2019 – 12 Feb 2019 Mar – Apr 2019 25 Mar 2019 17 Jun 2019 10 May 2019 Dec 2019
15 Jul 2019 7 Jun 2019
15 May 2019 – 4 Jun 2019 Jun – Jul 2019 12 Jul 2019 15 Jul 2019 7 Jun 2019 Dec 2020
7 Aug 2019 – 27 Aug 2019 Sep – Oct 2019 1 Oct 2019 19 Dec 2019 19 Dec 2019 Dec 2020

^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). For the 16 Aug 2018 – 5 Sep 2018 application window, the earliest NIE intake for PE is Jul 2019. For all other windows, the next NIE intake for PE is Jul 2020.


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 16 Aug 2018 – 5 Sep 2018 Oct – Nov 2018 12 Oct 2018 11 Feb 2019 3 Jan 2019 Jul 2019
23 Jan 2019 – 12 Feb 2019 Mar – Apr 2019 25 Mar 2019 17 Jun 2019 10 May 2019 Jul 2020
15 Jul 2019 7 Jun 2019
15 May 2019 – 4 Jun 2019 Jun – Jul 2019 12 Jul 2019 15 Jul 2019 7 Jun 2019 Jul 2020
7 Aug 2019 – 27 Aug 2019 Sep – Oct 2019 1 Oct 2019 19 Dec 2019 15 Nov 2019 Jul 2020

 

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

This information is accurate as at 27 September 2018. The 2019 application windows for the Teacher Training Scheme will be published on this webpage by Dec 2019.