Posts Tagged ‘PGCE blog’
Our student teacher slogging her way towards the end of the year. It’s all been worth while, though. Especially now she has her very own nickname.
Our student blogger is over half way through the year. She has started a new school placement and has even found time to interview for jobs… now she has a few pearls of wisdom which are well worth taking note of.
A third of the way through her PGCE and our blogger is still as enthusiastic as ever, despite facing the challenges of having to teach subjects that she doesn’t feel comfortable with. “Even though I see the importance of science as a whole, I struggle enormously with teaching chemistry at KS4.”
Only a few weeks into her course and our PGCE student is already in the thick of it. “After this initial paper work we were set straight to work: subject knowledge audits, tests and preparing for demonstrations, lectures on professional behaviour…” It is not even 7 in the morning and yet I am here, typing […]
This year we are joined by a new student teacher who is undertaking a PGCE in Physics with Mathematics from September 2012. Despite being eminently qualified in Physics and Astronomy, she is experiencing all the trepidation and excitement of student teachers everywhere. Follow her journey this year as she shares her fears, expectations, achievements and disappointments.