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.

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What Are Schools Looking For? A Headteacher’s Perspective

Carolyn Walker-Sharp is a Guidance and Development Adviser with the Transition to Teach programme and works to support participants as they train to teach. She has over 30 years in...
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‘When will I ever need to use this again, Miss?’

Stephen Henry is a Guidance and Development Adviser with the Transition to Teach programme and works to support participants as they train to teach. He has worked in education for over 25 years...
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Wellbeing and Self-care for Newly Qualified Teachers

Sinéad Mc Brearty is CEO at Education Support. Her previous roles include Deputy Chief Executive at Social Enterprise London, and Director at award-winning social enterprise Women Like Us. Before...
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Fitting in Fitness as a Trainee Teacher

Joe Trippett is training to teach maths at Ashton on Mersey SCITT, supported by Transition to Teach. Before training to teach, Joe worked as a personal trainer helping clients achieve their health and...
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Transitioning into the New Year – Our Hopes for 2021

2020 was certainly a challenging year. Participants on the Transition to Teach (T2T) programme have had to adjust to virtual teaching, while the T2T team found themselves investing in some office...
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Supporting Staff at Risk of Redundancy: Reskilling Your Workforce

Jo Holland, Employer Engagement Manager at Transition to Teach, spoke to the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter about how the Department for Education-funded service can support...
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British Science Week: From STEM to the Classroom

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). This year, the focus was on celebrating the diverse community in the STEM sector and how different...
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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. WomenEd’s mission is for...
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What can over 40s bring to the classroom?

According to the Initial Teacher Training (ITT) census, teaching recruits in the 40-55+ demographic have increased by up to 41% between 2019/20 and 2020/21. If we compare the more recent influx of...