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Teaching Career Options

The teaching profession offers an exciting career with many opportunities to grow and develop. In this step, we’ll explore some of the different places your career could take you, from …

Why do a PGCE?

The postgraduate certificate in education – or PGCE – is one of the most popular routes into teaching. In this step, we’ll take a closer look at what it’s like …

Welcome to the course

Over the next two weeks, you’ll hear from a team of passionate teachers about what it takes to be a first-rate educator and what life is really like in and …

What support will I get as a trainee teacher?

When choosing your PGCE, it’s important to consider the level of support you’ll get from your provider. It can vary considerably and will often depend on whether the course is …

Welcome back

Welcome to Week 2 of the course. This week, we’ll focus on the practical bits of advice about how to get into teaching, from the different study routes to the …

Where should I go next?

Thank you for joining us on this short course exploring the world of teaching and Initial Teacher Training. Let’s reflect on the journey so far and start thinking about your …

What are my funding options?

Deciding how to fund your Initial Teacher Training (ITT) is an important early step in your teaching journey. So, how much will it cost and what are your options? According …

How do I get school experience?

A major part of completing your training will be time spent in school, working with pupils and fellow teaching staff. Here, we’ll look at some of the things you need …

What are my options?

Before deciding on your PGCE route, there are a number of things you’ll need to take into consideration if you’re going to get the most from your training and prepare …

Summary and reflection

Congratulations on reaching the end of the first week. Hopefully, the materials this week have not only confirmed why being a teacher is such a great profession but have also …

What about specialist settings?

As well as deciding an age group to teach, there are also different types of schools to choose from. In this step, we’ll explore some of the different school settings …