Teacher Training with the RAD

We are a specialist dance education provider with nearly 100 years of experience inspiring, cultivating and supporting dance teachers around the world. Our Faculty of Education was created in 1999 in recognition of our increasing commitment to higher education.

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Why Teach Dance?

Dance Education is an incredibly diverse and exciting profession that is enjoying continued worldwide popularity and offers numerous opportunities. A career in dance teaching has many benefits…

  • Great employment prospects. The twenty-first century needs qualified, well-informed and inspirational dance teachers who can meet the challenges and expectations of this ever-expanding professional industry.
  • Work in a number of different contexts. Depending on your interest and choice of qualification; you could prepare students to become professional dancers, provide specialist subject education in a school or college, or help people to learn more about dance and movement so they can develop their artistic and creative skills whilst improving their health and well-being.
  • Shape a generation and make a difference. Dance teachers are important role models, with the power to motivate and influence not only the next generation of dancers and dance teachers, but also the dance audiences of the future.
  • Join a global community of dance students and teachers. Teaching is a highly transferable skill and can lead to an international career; our graduates have gone on to teach all over the world.
  • Teaching is an incredibly rewarding profession. Dance teachers teach more than just steps, they encourage personal empowerment.
  • Dance teachers make unique contributions to the future development of dance education. What’s more, the dance teaching sector enjoys a strong professional development culture, ensuring that all teachers remain at the forefront of expert knowledge and practice.

Certificate in Dance Teaching (Ballet)

Thinking about a career as a Ballet Teacher? Our new certificate programme* enables you to specialise in the teaching of ballet and gain a teaching…
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with the RAD is an opportunity for you to develop your knowledge and skills whether you're a dancer, a teacher running…
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Graduate Stories

Hear from some of our students and graduates from our teacher programmes. They share their experiences and give a taste of what life is like…
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Why Choose the RAD

Just a few reasons to further your dance education with the RAD…
Why choose the RAD?