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What I wish I’d known

Watch this video on a teacher discussing what she wished she'd thought more about before she first went into teaching

Skeena explains what a journey she has been on from her initial application to teacher training to being an experienced classroom practitioner. She talks about her first interview and the things she wishes she’d thought about before being asked why she wanted to become a teacher.

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Having listened to Skeena talk about when she first started teaching it becomes clear there is so much to think about. It can be quite difficult at the start of the application process to consider all the different aspects of teaching.

This opportunity for discussion is designed to give you a head start in this area and think about teaching before you even begin. Reading the comments of others may give you ideas that you’ve not even considered before.

Use this comments area to outline why you are interested in becoming a teacher and what sort of skills and knowledge you would like to develop in preparation for your teaching journey.

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