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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. 

Transition to Teach & WomenEd - Working in Partnership

Transition to Teach & WomenEd - Working in Partnership

Transition to Teach (T2T) is delighted to announce a new partnership with WomenEd, a global grassroots movement that connects aspiring and existing women leaders in education.

What can over 40’s bring to the classroom?

What can over 40’s bring to the classroom?

We are seeing a year-on-year increase in the number of older recruits transitioning into teaching, but what makes teaching such an appealing career for those in their 40’s, 50’s, and beyond?

British Science Week: from STEM to the classroom

British Science Week: From STEM to the Classroom

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. 

Supporting Staff at Risk of Redundancy: Reskilling Your Workforce

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

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

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 Teachers

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?’

‘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

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!

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!