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Training Facilities

The Education Exchange Conference Centre

Many of your core and subject training sessions, including conference days, will take place at The Education Exchange, a large campus-style facility situated in Knottingley, with excellent road links to the M62 and M1 and within walking distance of Knottingley train station. With free parking, our centre is equipped with the latest technology, including free Wi-Fi and video conferencing.

Our impressive auditorium provides the opportunity for you to learn together with national and local experts, with accompanying breakout rooms providing space for smaller groups and tutorials.

Onsite, you will find a welcoming café (open Monday to Friday) with indoor and outdoor seating. We serve barista-style coffees along with a range of food options, including jacket potatoes, soups, toasted sandwiches and snacks (surcharges apply). The café caters to a variety of dietary needs and preferences.

Our Exchange Teacher Training central team are located upstairs in the conference centre.

Directions to The Education Exchange

The Education Exchange 360 tour

Venues local to you

Local training will be delivered by the Lead Delivery Partner in a range of settings including schools and local training centres.

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University deliver the PGCE element of our programme locally, but you will have access to the on-campus and online facilities available to all Sheffield Hallam students, including the extensive library resources, student support and access to learning spaces.  

Please use the link below to find out more about the Sheffield Hallam campus and facilities:

Sheffield Hallam campus and facilities