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Three engineers tell us about their experiences on the Leadership Development Programme, and how it’s propelled their careers while giving them the chance to make a difference to the lives of
The government announced this week that as part of its Careers Strategy, it will dedicate £4m to training careers leaders. Assistant Principal Ally Eynon assesses the difference her journey with the
When Carly Phillips went from newsroom to classroom with Teach First Cymru in 2015 she always planned to bring some of her journalistic experiences with her for her students. To mark the hundredth
As thousands of schools up and down the country finish marking LGBT History Month 2018 this week, we share four short stories of impact from our LGBT+ teachers.
Maths student Tayler Michaels got the chance to teach her own lesson in a Teach First partner school during the Insight Programme – our two-week internship for STEM [science, technology, engineering
"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,
Teach First ambassadors (that’s what we call everyone who’s been through our Leadership Development Programme) are a highly skilled bunch and they’re often keen to donate those skills to a great cause
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
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
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
Our two-day Taster Programme is an excellent way for students in their early years of study to learn more about our programmes and engage with our vision and mission. During our programme in November,
One thing’s for sure teaching is EMOTIONAL. We asked the Teach First community to tell us about the times they’ve been moved to tears at school.
We recently held a social mobility summit, where we invited a range of external speakers with differing views to debate issues around education. As part of this event we asked two of our speakers to
What does it take for a teacher to survive in a school which they themselves describe as ‘chaotic’, which may have seen numerous changes in leadership and direction, or might have suffered years of
Depression. It will affect 1 in 4 of us in any given year. So, that’s 25% of everybody. Focus in on stressful careers like teaching and that percentage will undoubtedly increase – whether this is an
Rachel Baker is in her third year studying English Literature at Newcastle University. She’s also a Teach First brand manager, which is a part-time paid job on campus. We caught up with her to ask
There’s more than one way to help give education inequality the boot. You can push yourself to the max for a very good cause at lots of exciting events, including this lot (we’ll help you fundraise
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