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

Teacher Training Bursary – could I get one?

Teacher Training Bursaries

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

Train to Teach with Leicestershire Secondary SCITT

A trainee teacher smiling at the camera, working with a student to make bath bombs

Why train with the Leicestershire Secondary SCITT? 1) The SCITT provides hands-on training School-based training gives you maximum time in schools and helps you accelerate your progress as you get into teaching (over 30 weeks in schools) in week 2 you will be on your first placement. But don’t worry, you are not expected to teach until you are ready. … Read More