Trainee Teacher Voice – Training as a Geography Teacher

Training as a geography teacher means working with great mentors

Geography is an unparalleled subject in the way in which it offers such an extensive variety of topics which help to shape an awareness between people, communities and the natural world. Teaching a subject which enables and supports young people to deepen their thinking and understanding through a range of lenses – analytically, socially, economically, environmentally and politically is a … Read More

Why you should become a teacher with Leicestershire Secondary SCITT

Become a teacher with Leicestershire Secondary SCITT and work in great schools

1 – School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) Our course is built around schools and practising teachers. When you become a teacher with us, you are in the classroom, learning from the experts and seeing what they do to make such a difference to children. 2 – Extra time in school We give you 186 days of school-based training across … Read More

Trainee Voice – Teacher Training whilst Parenting?

Teacher Training whilst Parenting?

Teacher Training whilst Parenting? As a mum to two boys, the prospect of embarking on a teacher training programme came with a whole different set of anxieties. Will I be able to make schools runs and get to my own school on time? What about time for planning, marking, assignments – oh, and after school meetings? Here are some thoughts … Read More

Trainee Teacher Voice – An Open Letter to Next Year’s Cohort

Trainee Teacher working alongside their mentor

Congratulations on receiving an offer from the Leicestershire Secondary SCITT. I am currently training as a teacher of English with SCITT, and what a year it’s been. From the age of 16 I have known that I have wanted to pursue a career in teaching, helping the next generation fulfil their full potential and achieve their dreams just like I … Read More

9 Reasons why NOW is a great time to apply to train as a teacher …

one of our mentors helping you to train as a teacher

I believe that NOW is a great time to train as a teacher and here are 9 reasons for this. 1. Teaching is incredibly rewarding As a teacher, you learn something new everyday, you challenge yourself, help people and make the world a better place. Read this blog post to find out all the things you should know when considering … Read More

Teacher Training Myths – SCITTs and School Direct

Teacher training myths

Teacher training can be confusing and there are a lot of teacher training myths. Here, we bust those myths so that you have the information needed to find the best teacher training route for you. Myth 1 – “I WILL BE THROWN IN THE DEEP AND NOT BE SUPPORTED” School-based training gives you more time in schools, which means we can … Read More

Computer Science Teacher Training – An exciting time to become a teacher…

Oculus Rift VR Headset Computer Science Teacher Training

Computer Science Teacher Training has never been more exciting!! There are so many exciting changes happening and the subject is offering great career prospects. Apply here and become a teacher of Computer Science. Here are just some of the exciting reasons to consider Computer Science teacher training: Teacher Training Bursary of up to £26,000 TAX-FREE (click here for more information) … Read More