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IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014: Meet our final Scholar…

By Jo M | 11 Jun, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hannah, 2013 IOP Teacher Training Scholar

The 2014 IOP Teacher Training Scholarships programme will draw to a close next week, having attracted hundreds of potential physics teachers. We have just 150 prestigious Scholarships to award this year, so all successful applicants are put through a rigorous assessment process to help us find the very best candidates. Hannah was one of our […]

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014: Meet Nicolas…

By Jo M | 30 May, 2014 | 0 Comments
Nicolas, 2013 IOP Teacher Training Scholar

Over the last few months we have introduced you to some of our 2013 Teacher Training Scholars and given you an insight into the many reasons why they are training to teach physics. All of our Scholars have demonstrated a genuine passion for physics and a real commitment to the teaching profession; just the qualities […]

Record number of physics teachers in training

By Lena | 28 Nov, 2011 | 2 Comments
Record number of physics teachers in training

New census data published today reveals that the number of people training to teach physics is at its highest level since at least 1979 when the records were first published. The statistics from the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) show that 864 people are training to become physics specialists this year – up […]

New guest blogger: Early Career Physics Teacher from the South East

By Faris | 11 Sep, 2011 | 3 Comments
New guest blogger: Early Career Physics Teacher from the South East

This is the first posting from Our Early Career blogger, who is beginning his first year of teaching following his NQT year. He completed a PGCE straight after his undergraduate degree in astrophysics and is now working in the comprehensive school where he did one of his training placements. Depending on his school commitments and international travel plans […]

Physics Update courses: inspirational weekends-away for science teachers

By Lena | 10 Aug, 2011 | 0 Comments
Physics Update courses: inspirational weekends-away for science teachers

Physics Update residential courses occur three times a year in various university physics departments around the UK and are aimed at specialist physics teachers. New teacher, Richard Wood, shares his experiences of the most recent course. “Having just finished my PGCE and found my first job, I attended my first Summer Physics Update course at […]

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