24 Aug '14

News My pension wont be great and Ill retire when Im 105, but I still want to teach

As Craig Birch embarks on his year as a newly-qualified teacher, he explains why all the education policy changes wont deter him from teaching in primary schoolsCraig Birch has recently finished a primary education undergraduate course and will start his newly-qualified teacher (NQT) year next month.I decided to become a teacher on A-level results day. I was very upset because I hadnt got the grades I needed to do maths with French at university, which was my original plan. But my teacher told me that Id made the wrong choice anyway and that I should be a primary school teacher. He made the right call. Continue reading...

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