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IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014. Meet David…..

By Joe W | 31 Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments
David, IOP Teacher Training Scholar

Are you holding back from a career in teaching physics because your subject knowledge is rusty? If you’re considering the idea of a career in the classroom but haven’t picked up a physics text book for many years, it’s natural to feel that a lack of confidence in your subject knowledge will let you down. […]

Student teacher: got a job!

By Joe W | 19 Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It took less than seven hours from the start of the day to receiving the phone call. Now Mia can concentrate on her teaching…   I have a job – woo! It’s at the school that I’m on placement at now which is really nice because it gives everything I am doing at the moment […]

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014: Meet Joseph………

By Joe W | 6 Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments
2014 IOP Scholar, Joseph

For many people, the decision to train to teach is made several years after embarking on a career in industry. For others, the decision is simpler and is made whilst studying at college or university, and is usually due to the encouragement and enthusiasm of an inspirational teacher. This was the case for Joseph, one […]

NQT+1: leading on curriculum changes and the joys of an inflatable planetarium

By Joe W | 13 Feb, 2014 | 0 Comments

Daniel has been reorganising the school’s Key Stage 3 curriculum and is delighted that students will be studying more space physics in the years before they make A-level choices. When I took on the responsibility of leader of Key Stage 3 science in my school at the end of my NQT year last summer, I […]

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014: Meet Rachel….

By Joe W | 3 Feb, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rachel scholar

The second term of initial teacher training is well-underway for our 2013 IOP Teacher Training Scholars. Although they are still managing a heavy workload, there is plenty of exciting school experience to be had during the second term of training. Rachel is currently enrolled on a university-based PGCE course. Before she could embark on her […]

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