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Welcome to Week 3

During Week 3 we explore some of the most challenging aspects of being a new teacher. Despite all the hard work during training and in preparations for your first teaching …

Reality versus Expectations

In this video one of our recent graduates, Olli, describes his year as a new teacher. He had certain expectations about what it would be like but in some cases …

Developing your identity as a new teacher

We often hear of frustrations from student teachers when they feel a lack of ownership of their classes, or they have to conform to standards or practice dictated by their …

Reflection on your year plan

Once you have completed your year plan you may want to share it with other learners. We have created a padlet wall for you to add a photo or a …

Success as a new teacher

In these videos, Isaac and Paris describe some of their best moments of success during their year as new teachers. These events are probably not anything that could be ‘measured’ …

Mentor support

In this video, highly experienced mentor, Greg, outlines some of the different ways he has supported new teachers. The video does not just focus on the mentor-new teacher relationship but …

The biggest challenges for new teachers

In this video, Jake and Paris describe some of the biggest challenges they faced as new teachers and provide some useful advice. There is a clear theme. Are you surprised …

Researchers explore bumpy moments

This step includes an academic paper based on the research of Molly Romano and her work with early career teachers. The reference is listed below and we have attached a …

The best aspects of being a new teacher

In these videos, Jake and Paris share some of the best things they have experienced as new teachers. Is there anything they describe that particularly stands out to you?

Support to overcome challenges

In this video Emma, an experienced mentor for new teachers in secondary education, discusses some of the challenges her new teachers have faced. The video gives some suggestions for support …

Target setting for new teachers

As a student teacher you were probably required to work towards targets on a weekly basis. As a newly qualified teacher the focus on target setting is reduced, and you …

The teacher journey

In this article we think about teaching as a journey and how it may not always be a smooth one. Lead Educator, Ellie Overland, explores some aspects of the teaching …

How new teachers feel

In these videos Jake and Isaac discuss how they first felt when they started as Newly Qualified Teachers. Although they have experienced quite different teacher education courses and are entering …
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