When you ask children what they want to be when they’re older you usually get the full range from ballerina to astronaut, but I have always answered “teacher”.
Modules are assessed in a variety of ways at the University of Worcester. You can be assessed through individual essays, portfolios, exams or presentations. But, there are a lot of modules which assess through groups presentations.
My first PGCE teaching placement was an amazing experience and the children definitely made it for me. As some points, it was the hardest 8 weeks I have ever had, but at the same time it also had some of the most rewarding times of my life in it.
There are moments in life when you want something so badly that all your energy is going in that one direction. That for me is my dream of becoming a teacher.
Lots of people have spoken about how important it is to get work experience in your chosen future career to show future employers that you are passionate and committed about the field.
As a student teacher, I spend my life making and finding resources for my lessons. I spend a lot of time searching online for the best ones and this saves HOURS of making resources from scratch. As my tutor told me, ‘there’s no point in reinventing the wheel’.