Posts Tagged ‘PGCE 2013’

The first time I taught: Electrostatics

By CarolIne D | 27 Mar, 2015 | 0 Comments

Katie is a newly qualified teacher in a school where she is the only physics specialist. She is used to learning from her own mistakes so she didn’t let a broken Van der Graaff generator hold back her lesson on electrostatics         Year 10 Scheme of Work: Electrostatics. In my head flashed images of the […]

Student teacher: I’ve finished my PGCE

By CarolIne D | 27 Jun, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Mia has completed her training year and reflects on how it went It’s over! They tell me I have QTS… just waiting for the letter to confirm! The final week of the course was in uni, not really doing much to be honest. We had a day with all the scientists together and then a […]

Student teacher: just 14 teaching days to go!

By Joe W | 14 May, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Mia is focussing on refining her skills in her final few weeks as a trainee teacher. “There are only 14 days of teaching placement left and I’ve done it! Looking back now it seems to have gone so fast, even though most of the time it hasn’t felt like this at all.   “My focus […]

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 […]

Student teacher: starting my second placement and talking about jobs

By Joe W | 3 Feb, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Mia’s getting to know her second school but she knows this is the calm before the storm. She’s also applying for jobs – good luck!   Christmas and New Year were a much needed break. It was great to have the time to chill out and not have to worry about anything to do with […]