Scholars Blogs

Blogs from current Scholars and Alumni on education and becoming a maths teacher.

  • Training to teach this year has still been one of the best decisions I have made to date. Helping even one pupil has made it worthwhile.
    16 September 2021
    Looking back at my Initial Teacher Training year
    Training to teach this year has still been one of the best decisions I have made to date. Helping even one pupil has made it worthwhile.
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  • Maths Scholar Chris Warner talks us through why he decided to apply for one of our Scholarships and become a maths teacher.
    09 September 2021
    What Made Me Decide to Apply
    Maths Scholar Chris Warner talks us through why he decided to apply for one of our Scholarships and become a maths teacher.
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  • My initial teacher training year has been a challenging and rewarding experience. I have learned a lot throughout the past year, from pedagogy to practice, and have thoroughly enjoyed it.
    02 September 2021
    Reflecting on my ITT year
    My initial teacher training year has been a challenging and rewarding experience. I have learned a lot throughout the past year, from pedagogy to practice, and have thoroughly enjoyed it.
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  • Inspiring maths teachers have a fairly unique skill that could potentially care for some of the most vulnerable in our society in ways that will make a profound difference to their education
    26 August 2021
    Why Special Schools need Maths Scholars too
    Inspiring maths teachers have a fairly unique skill that could potentially care for some of the most vulnerable in our society in ways that will make a profound difference to their education
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  • As soon as I was actually in the room, I was energised and exhilarated. I loved working with the pupils and seeing how different ideas and activities landed.
    19 August 2021
    Feelings & observations about my first teaching experiences
    As soon as I was actually in the room, I was energised and exhilarated. I loved working with the pupils and seeing how different ideas and activities landed.
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  • If there is one thing that I have learnt this year, which has stood out, has been the sheer amount of support you will get as a trainee teacher. No matter what route you take in your training year, you will be surrounded by people willing to help you.
    11 August 2021
    You are not alone
    If there is one thing that I have learnt this year, which has stood out, has been the sheer amount of support you will get as a trainee teacher. No matter what route you take in your training year, you will be surrounded by people willing to help you.
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