To celebrate British Science Week, we spoke to some of our participants who have transitioned from careers in STEM to the classroom to learn more about their career change.
Transition to Teach - Blog
Welcome to our Blog. Here, we discuss all things teaching-related - whether you're simply finding out more about the profession or are seriously considering a career change, you'll find plenty of useful information.
Supporting Staff at Risk of Redundancy: Reskilling Your Workforce
The Transition to Teach team spoke to the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter about how the Department for Education-funded service can support exiting employees into an exciting new teaching career.
Transitioning into the New Year - Our Hopes for 2021
The Transition to Teach team and participants share their memories of 2020 and hopes for the year ahead.
Fitting in Fitness as a Trainee Teacher
Joe Trippett, trainee maths teacher and former personal trainer, shares his top tips to help trainee teachers prioritise their physical and mental health while juggling a busy schedule.
Wellbeing and Self-care for Newly Qualified Teachers
Sinéad Mc Brearty, CEO at Education Support, shares her top tips for wellbeing and self-care for newly qualified teachers.
‘When will I ever need to use this again, Miss?’
Stephen Henry, Guidance and Development Adviser for Transition to Teach, discusses the soft skills that career changers can bring to the classroom and why diversity in teacher recruitment is so vital.
What Are Schools Looking For? A Headteacher's Perspective
Carolyn Walker-Sharp gives a headteacher’s perspective on what schools are looking for in career changer trainee teachers – and the unique qualities career changers can bring to the classroom.
Common Misconceptions About Teaching - And Why They're Often Wrong!
Jo Holland, from the Transition to Teach programme, discusses common misconceptions about the teaching profession - and why they're often wrong!
Long-Term Career Opportunities Within the Education Sector
Michele Crichton, from the Transition to Teach programme, discusses the long-term career opportunities available within the education sector and how you can explore these career options.
Bring Your STEM Expertise to the Classroom
Nigel Bowen, from the Transition to Teach programme, discusses how to change careers and bring your STEM expertise to the classroom. STEM knowledge has been invaluable during the COVID-19 pandemic; here, Nigel explains how you can inspire the next generation of STEM professionals by entering the teaching profession. A science career you may never have thought of!