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Reasons to be an RE teacher

Reasons to become an RE teacher

Bored at work? Not challenged or stimulated enough? Fancy a change and think a new desk in a new office is all that it will take to sort out your career fug? Think again… the people who are happiest in their work are actually the people w...
teaching challenges

Learning to love the challenge of teaching

If you believe teaching is a cushy career with long holidays, that particular patch of grass might not be as green as you think. Being a teacher can be a tough job at times and if you only looked in the media, you might miss why nearly half...
teaching secondary school

Why teaching is the best job I’ve ever had…

Carol Jones, a Specialist for Leadership and Teacher Professionalism at ASCL explains why teaching is the best job she’s ever had… I’m not the only teacher or school leader who’s had a variety of careers both in and out of education...
From trainee to teacher

5 steps to get you from trainee to teacher

Teaching is one of the few careers where you feel that you’re actually making a difference. However, it’s not easy to become a teacher and depending on which route you take, it can be a lengthy process. You might choose to study teachin...
Changes to teaching

How has teaching changed?

Due to technological advancements, investments, budget cuts, new research and many other reasons, many industries have drastically changed in a short space of time. The teaching industry in particular has seen its fair share of changes. Fro...
My teaching job isn't like that

My job isn’t like that: Teacher

We’re led to believe that teaching is for anyone passionate, enthusiastic and imaginative. But is that really the case? There are plenty of films about life in schools, yet the focus is usually on the beautiful but geeky high school s...
inspirational people, teacher

Inspirational people: Teacher

Each week we’ll be telling you stories of inspirational people. These are stories of real people who have overcome adversity to get the job they always wanted. This week we tell the story of Brett Wigdortz, a man with entrepreneurial...
Trainee tales: Teacher

Trainee tales: Teacher

Everyone has to start their career somewhere, and no matter what your educational background, most people will have to start at the bottom of the career ladder, in a trainee role. Every day this week we’ll be talking to trainees in di...