Well-being: Fit your own oxygen mask first!

There’s a reason why we are instructed to fit our own oxygen mask first on an aeroplane – and it’s not out of selfishness. If we run out of oxygen, we won’t be able to help anyone. So, why is self-care often viewed as being selfish? Starting my teacher training, I was anticipating that the year was going to be … 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

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

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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

Big changes in teacher training that mean that you could apply NOW

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Big Changes In Teacher training There have been lots of big changes in teacher training that affect whether or not you could apply and chances are this could change the way that you approach it… If you are ready to apply now and get into teaching, this is the link that you need. Now here is the information that will … Read More

Teacher Training Bursary – could I get one?

Are you entitled to a Teacher training bursary? Read on to find out… As you will see from the table above, the bursaries are offered at different levels for different subjects. £24,000 – Chemistry, Maths, Physics and Computer Science £15,000 – Geography, Design and Technology, Modern Foreign Languages (French, Italian, German, Spanish) £10,000 – Biology So, first, it helps to explain … Read More

Teaching, an insider view… Times are Changing and it is for the Better!

teacher smiling at her pupil, during a lesson, showing how teaching is changing

Teaching is changing… and it is for the better! There has been a large shift in thinking in teaching, which has been solidified by the ‘Teacher Workload Reduction Toolkit‘. This paradigm shift is slowly cascading down all tiers of schools. It will continue to do so until this is the profession that we all hope it will be and think it should … Read More