Subject knowledge enhancement (SKE): the school perspective

How schools use subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) to recruit teacher training applicants to shortage subjects.


The Polesworth School, Tamworth

The Priory School, Shrewsbury

Deyes High School, Liverpool

The Cherwell School, Oxford


Subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) can help you fill your shortage subject places such as biology, chemistry, computing, design and technology, geography, languages, maths and physics. Around a third of this year’s shortage subject trainees were recruited using SKE.

Find out more about how schools have:

  • benefited from SKE
  • used it for their recruitment
  • set-up their own SKE programmes
  • promoted it in their teacher training recruitment marketing