Blog posts about teacher training advisers

  1. Choosing the right teacher training course provider

    Published 30 September 2021
    By Get Into Teaching

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    When choosing a course provider for your teacher training, it’s important to consider what will suit your individual circumstances. Here are some tips on what you may wish to research.

  2. Back to school as a trainee teacher

    Published 28 September 2021
    By Jane Wilkinson

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    This September, trainee teachers across the country began their courses. Jacob describes their last-minute application and their first few days as a trainee.

  3. 5 reasons to attend a Train to Teach event

    Published 26 August 2021
    By Get Into Teaching

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    Whether you’re ready to apply or it’s just an idea, here are five reasons why a Train to Teach event can help you on your journey to the classroom.

  4. Maria's return to teaching story

    Published 21 April 2021
    By Maria Bateson

    Returning teacher, Maria Bateson

    After more than 10 years outside of the profession, Maria re-entered the classroom in November 2020. She describes how and why she returned to teaching.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. What to expect on your teacher training

    Published 6 March 2020
    By Jan Ashbridge

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    A university-based PGCE year is an exciting, challenging and exhilarating one — a real roller coaster of an experience. Find out more about what you can expect on your teacher training course.

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