Grads from all the PPLS subject areas make their way into teaching in schools, (check out the teaching career of one PPLS grad here). And now our ever-popular teaching experience day at Balerno High School is currently open for applications via the Events section of MCH !
If you’re in 3rd or 4th year and considering applying for a PDGE or PGCE teaching qualification after you graduate then this day is for you!
‘A Day in School’ gives you the opportunity to spend a day in a Scottish Secondary School learning from current teachers and observing lessons. Taking place on Wed 11 Feb 2015, 8:35 AM – 3:45 PM, it’s a fantastic opportunity to find out more about the realities of teaching – sign up now via MCH events section.
If you’ve done any research about teaching as a career, you’ll know how vital it is to have some experience of working with children of the age you wish to teach, and some experience in a school setting. Volunteering with some of the student societies such as CHV (Children’s Holiday Venture), or with LEAPS (Lothian Equal Access Partnership) are just a couple more ways you can gain relevant experience – find more from our web resources on Teaching as a Career .
Here you’ll also find a wealth of information and advice on the different routes into teaching in different parts of the UK, including PGCE, PGDE, school-base routes, routes for researchers, Teach First – and more – check them out!
So if you want to gain more insight into a day in the life of a school teacher, and improve your chances of success in you PCDE/CE applications, sign up for this fantastic opportunity now via MCH!