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Biomedical sciences student Ewan Jones took part in our two-week internship, the Insight Programme, to find out more about Teach First and our Leadership Development Programme.
You could say the main job of a teacher is to have answers, so the irony isn’t lost on me when people ask why I picked teaching as a career and I don’t seem to have an answer. But if I was to limit th
It’s an understatement to say that Tom Harbour has had a busy year. As a Teach First Ambassador who continued to teach after completing the Leadership Development Programme, Tom’s story started when h
"What do you want to be when you grow up?" That age-old question which, more often than not, flummoxes the respondent. But what if you've always known where your career path would lead? And what if th
Teach First is delighted to have been chosen by the Department of Education as one of the providers for the Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund.
There’s no denying it. The Leadership Development Programme isn't easy. But, for David Akata, who stars in our film “Teachers, we do more than just teach”, it was something he simply had to do. Behind
Nikhil Kapila knew changing career to become a teacher was going to be a challenge – a rewarding and exciting one, but still a challenge. And that challenge went up a level when his wife gave birth tw
Our Brand Manager role is an opportunity for university students to gain transferable skills, earn a salary - and have a great social impact. We asked our Brand Managers to tell us exactly what happen
Charles is a 2017 Teach First participant teaching English in West London. Earlier in his career he taught at independent and private schools, but has spent the last fifteen years in school management
When Sara moved to England from Jordan aged just six, she couldn’t speak a word of English. As her frustrations in the classroom grew, her behaviour plummeted and she was almost excluded from school.
As thousands of young people enjoy Freshers week at universities across the country, graduation day earlier this month was a particularly poignant day for the latest Futures cohort to finish from the
Our recruitment video “What did you do at work today?” gives a glimpse of the challenges and rewards a teacher experiences every day. But don’t take our word for it.
At a school in Essex, Joe Graffham coached the Year 10 football team. He also set up a new politics A-level course (oversubscribed) and organised a trip to the Houses of Parliament for pupils who had
David Akata stars in our film “Teachers, we do more than just teach”, talking about the inspiring leadership our teachers provide every day. And nothing shows that impact more than his own personal st
Ally, a teacher in Bristol, comments on why the recent Careers Strategy is important for pupils in her school. Play your part by joining the Big Class Challenge.
Life doesn’t pause. No matter how much you want it to, time will never stand still just for you. When your life suddenly gets hit by a truck, quite literally, there is nothing you can do to slow down
We’ve captured in pictures what happens on our award-winning internship the Insight Programme - a two-week opportunity exclusively for STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) undergraduates.
"Giving my pupils a piece of work that is challenging causes them not to be willing to try it, not be willing to fail," Charlotte told me, "And often results in them getting angry, getting upset, beha
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