Tag Archives: Teacher training

A Corner Turned

One of the anxieties coursing through the GTP cohort since September has been the Numeracy and Literacy skills tests that all training teachers must pass. The tension is evident not because of the pass requirement but as a result of … Continue reading

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2nd becomes 1st

Having an absolute blast in my second placement. Didn’t anticipate how much I would enjoy teaching this age group. the workload is similar however the shift is much more towards resource preparation. One aspect that I like a lot in … Continue reading

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2nd School Placement

Week one of  a brief foray into an alternate Key Stage (student age group). Further adjustment to practice is required although I am beginning to feel more comfortable in my own skin. My curiosity still remains and I am revelling … Continue reading

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Scaling the heights

Before I graduate (qualify) I want to have a firm grasp of teaching standards and have honed my style and delivery so that it appears effortless. Scaling the heights should be fun too…

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2nd Interview

The GTP selection / application process continues with unrelenting rigour. Revisiting Northampton proved to be a more relaxed experience for a couple of reasons. One of the key differences is that they removed the, somewhat synthetic, literacy lesson delivery and … Continue reading

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