Get Into Teaching Blog

  1. Abigail's career progression story

    Published 5 July 2021
    By Get Into Teaching

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    Abigail Beeley is a maths teacher at St John Fisher Catholic High School in Wigan. After achieving promotions in her NQT year and her third year of teaching, she has recently been appointed as Head of Maths six years into her career. Here, she shares her career progression story.

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  2. How to find school experience

    Published 22 April 2021
    By Get Into Teaching

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    Experiencing life in a school and a classroom can help you to decide whether teaching is right for you.

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  3. Overcoming challenges to become a teacher — Autism

    Published 22 March 2021
    By Felix

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    Felix offered to speak to Teacher Training Adviser, Jane Wilkinson, about the challenges faced by someone who lives with additional needs and their progress towards achieving the dream of becoming a teacher.

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  4. Why I became a teacher

    Published 1 February 2021
    By Giorgio Rubbo

    A photograph of biology teacher, Giorgio Rubbo

    Giorgio Rubbo talks about what inspired him to become a teacher, his application process, concerns he had, and why you should become a teacher if you're thinking about it.

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  5. How to apply for teacher training

    A step-by-step-guide
    Published 25 January 2021
    By Get Into Teaching

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    From effective preparation, to submitting your application, we’ve broken down the whole process into manageable steps, so you can see exactly what’s involved.

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  6. How to fund your teacher training

    Published 6 November 2020
    By Get Into Teaching

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    There are plenty of funding options available to support you during your teacher training year. You can access Tuition Fee and Maintenance Loans regardless of whether or not you have an existing student loan and you will only begin to repay these once you're earning more than £27,295.

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