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IOP Teacher Training Scholarships: Now is the time to teach…

By Jo M | 20 Jan, 2015 | 0 Comments
Joella - 2014 IOP Teacher Training Scholar

Joella never doubted that she would one day pursue a career in teaching physics, but she didn’t feel ready to make the move until now…   “Teaching is something I’ve always wanted to do but had never felt quite ready until now. “Before embarking on teacher training I was working full time for a charity […]

The first time I taught: Electromagnetism

By CarolIne D | 7 Jan, 2015 | 0 Comments

  The deserts of Afghanistan inspired Lewis to become a physics teacher. Now he is a Head of Physics. In his first placement, eager to put theory from his PGCE into practice, he prepared a lesson on Faraday’s and Lenz’s laws  …

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships: Teaching physics is doing physics…

By Jo M | 15 Dec, 2014 | 0 Comments
Doug - IOP Scholar 2014

In the last of our IOP scholar blog series for 2014, we would like to introduce you to Doug. Doug always knew he wanted to become a teacher because he could not think of a better way to explore and share his love for physics…   “For me, teaching is by far the best and most […]

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships: Choosing the right career…

By Jo M | 21 Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Laura started university she knew she wanted to pursue a career that would make full use of her physics degree and subject knowledge. After joining a physics outreach group and spending time in a secondary school, she soon realised that teaching could be just the career she was looking for… “It was not until I […]

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships: From horticulture to physics teaching….

By Jo M | 28 Oct, 2014 | 2 Comments
John - 2014 Scholar

One of the many benefits of the IOP teacher training scholarships programme is that it provides an opportunity for ‘career changers’ to make a secure move into the teaching profession. John, one of our current scholars is a great example of this. Before deciding to retrain as a physics teacher, John enjoyed a career in horticulture, but […]

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