United Teaching Blog

Training to teach with a scholarship

19/11/2019

 

Julie, chemistry trainee at Surbiton High School, worked in industry before deciding to become a teacher. She also successfully applied for a teacher training scholarship from the Royal Society...

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Teacher training: salaried or non-salaried?

07/11/2019

If there’s one thing you should know about postgraduate teacher training, it’s that there’s no shortage of choice when it comes to the type of course you want to do. For example, you can choose...

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Training to teach at my old school

30/10/2019

Two former students of Salford City Academy have returned to school, this time at the front of the class as trainee teachers!

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Why did you decide to teach?

27/09/2019

We asked our new trainees why they decided to become teachers. This is what they told us…

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My teacher training year

30/08/2019

About to start her NQT year, Zeynab reflects on her initial teacher training.

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Training to teach after graduation

28/05/2019

You’re coming to the end of your university course and starting to think about Life After Graduation. But the idea of a routine 9-to-5 job, sitting behind a desk and glued to your emails, sends a...

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Top tips for managing your workload as a trainee teacher

10/05/2019

Workloads can be a concern for many people considering teaching. Trainee English teacher Abbie from Manchester Academy gave us the lowdown on how her workload has evolved over the past year, and...

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What I've learnt in six months of teacher training

04/03/2019

We caught up with trainee Maths teacher Christobel to find out how she's getting on six months into her United Teaching training programme:

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Teacher training - six months in

25/02/2019

Trainee English teacher Emma began teaching at Paddington Academy in September after a career as a university lecturer – what has changed since then?

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What scholarships are available for teacher training?

18/02/2019

Did you know that there are generous scholarships available in certain subjects for teacher training? If you have a 2:1 degree or above (or in some cases, a 2:2), you can apply for scholarships in...

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I’m not sure if I have the right qualifications to teach. Can I still apply for teacher training?

23/01/2019

The requirements for teacher training in England often vary between providers, which can be confusing if you’re trying to work out if you’re eligible or not. The first thing to clarify is the...

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New year – new career?

07/01/2019

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a career that makes a meaningful difference to thousands of lives? Or perhaps you’re after a challenge, a job which pushes you to grow and...

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