March 2019 archive

Teacher Training Application Workshops

      The Department for Education is running a series of Initial Teacher Training application workshops from April to June 2019. These events are tailored towards helping candidates create the best possible teacher training application. What’s in it for me? Each event will provide a presentation on the application process, including tips on using …

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Legal work experience with the National Trust

          The National Trust is a charity which looks after places of historic interest and natural beauty for ever, for everyone. The Trust owns over 775 miles of coast line, 250,000 hectares of countryside and 3620 listed buildings (including mansion houses, castles, farms, villages, holiday homes, pubs and a gold mine). …

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The Company Secretary: a look at the specialised, six-figure route to the boardroom

        (Plus – details for a related competition with a £1000 first prize, below) For the long-term planners among us – you may be already weighing and researching career paths with good developmental opportunities, in terms of both salary and role. And if you’re not – I’d recommend reading on anyway, to …

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Career profile: Teaching– when (and how) to apply for training

For all the cataclysmic headlines about school teaching, the profession remains a popular training choice for graduates – UCAS reported a little over 46,000 PGCE applications in 2017. As finalist undergraduates, it’s likely you’ll know peers who are already decided on teacher training. And it’s not terribly hard to see why: Financial stability – with …

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