Ever since I was little I would always play pretend schools with my friends. One of us would pretend to be the teacher and the others would be the students. We’d play for hours; enjoying the novelty of writing on a whiteboard and demanding that the ‘children’ listen, thinking that was what it was all about… Oh! How wrong we were…
Survival Guide for Primary Ed Placement
Placement can be a stressful time, especially if you’re not organised throughout. I’ve put together a few useful tips on how to keep stress levels to a minimum and increase productivity levels.
Can I have a Job Alongside my Primary Teaching Degree?
In short…yes, you can. When I first started Primary Initial Teacher Education (PITE) I thought I’d have a super busy timetable that wouldn’t allow me any free time to work. Turns out, I was wrong. During first […]
Organising the Chaos
University can become really stressful at times! Trust me, I know! With assignments due, presentation fast approaching and placements creeping up on us, as well as trying to fit a social life in there somewhere, sometimes it can become just a little overwhelming.
To Gap Year or Not To Gap Year…
So you might be looking into whether university is the right option for you. A few years ago I was in the same situation. I knew I wanted to be a primary school teacher, but I also wanted to travel and take time to consider whether going to university was the right pathway for me.