Get Into Teaching Blog

Real teachers talk about their experiences, and our experts give tips on how to get into initial teacher training.


Get Into Teaching Blog

Real teachers talk about their experiences, and our experts give tips on how to get into initial teacher training.




  1. A diary of a trainee teacher

    Published 7 October 2021
    By Mel O'Connor

    A photograph of PGDE trainee Mel O'Connor

    Mel recently started a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) teacher training course in maths with the Sheffield Teacher Training Alliance and the University of Sheffield. She kept a diary of her first days on the course.

    1. becoming a teacher




  2. My first week as a trainee teacher

    Published 17 September 2021
    By Cindy Ventura

    Trainee teacher Cindy Ventura wearing a red polo shirt

    Cindy recently started the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) teacher training course at Sheffield University. She kept a diary during her first week on the course and shares her experiences here.

    1. becoming a teacher




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