GUEST BLOG: Teacher training – the inside view


 Guest blog written by York alumni With UCAS applications now open for postgraduate teacher training, recent York alumni give an insight into their training experience. 1) Lucy Hodkin, Primary PGCE at Durham University How did you go about writing your PGCE application? I first completed the work experience section, listing all the relevant school based … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Teacher training – the inside view

GUEST BLOG: Insight into Theatre Education 


 Notes compiled by Kate Copland, Careers Adviser, based on a talk from... Elvi Piper, Creative Education Coordinator at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, who gave a snapshot of her role and some tips for working in the sector. Working in theatre All staff are perceived as artists within the organisation, including administrators, technical staff and the person in … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Insight into Theatre Education 

Secondary teacher training 2014


Do you want to train to be an outstanding teacher? Two local teaching schools alliances are recruiting candidates for school based training leading to a PGCE and QTS (qualified teacher status), starting in September 2014. Ebor Teaching Schools Alliance, York, has places available in Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science and Modern Foreign Languages; information evening … Continue reading Secondary teacher training 2014

GUEST BLOG: Top tips when thinking about applying for a PGCE


   This blog was written by Alice Melly, who graduated from York in English Literature and is now studying for her PGCE in General Primary at Cambridge University. If you are thinking of applying for a PGCE then have a look at my top tips to applying and attending interview! Use Careers at the University of York.  … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Top tips when thinking about applying for a PGCE

GUEST BLOG: How TEFL can improve your career prospects – top 3 destinations for graduates


     Guest blog by Katherine Hackett, i-to-i TEFL With over 1 billion people learning English worldwide, TEFL or Teaching English as a Foreign Language is in high demand. Luckily for you, being a graduate means that you can work almost anywhere in the world!  Here are our top 3 countries and how you can use … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: How TEFL can improve your career prospects – top 3 destinations for graduates