teaching history

5 Top Tips For Teaching History

Here are 5 top tips for teaching History: Don’t be afraid to explain what history education is all about! History as a subject exists on two separate planes. For most people history is about past peoples and events, a passing on of traditions from one generation to the next, the notion of sitting at the…

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Teaching Science

5 Top Tips For Teaching Science

Here are 5 top tips for teaching Science: 1. Always practice demonstrations and experiments thoroughly before the lesson (rehearse what you will say – science, questions and safety). 2. Be clear and consistent with scientific language to eliminate misconceptions (measure the mass of the cube not the weight of the cube on a balance). 3.…

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teaching drama

5 Top Tips For Teaching Drama

Here are 5 top tips for teaching Drama: 1. Make sure you position yourself in the classroom so that you have a clear view of the students at all times. With students moving around a comparatively large space, you need to be alert to potential accidents. 2. Arm yourself with drama games as starter activities…

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Train to teach English to inspire a love of literature

Train to Teach English and Open Up a New World to Students

Could you train to teach English? Have you got what it takes to become a truly inspirational English teacher? At BEC Teacher Training we know that English is one of the most important and complex subjects taught in secondary school, and we see how our trainee teachers relish the opportunity to expand the students’ horizons, …

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school students learn music

Share Your Passion for Music! Become a Music Teacher

If you become a music teacher in a secondary school you have a unique opportunity to inspire young musicians and to give young people a lifelong love of music. Here at BEC Teacher Training we see the amazing results every day, so we decided to find out why becoming a music teacher is so rewarding.…

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My Brilliant Teaching Career

Do you want a brilliant teaching career? We may be able to help. Here at Billericay Scitt our teacher training gives you the very best start in the profession, and we keep in touch to make sure all our former trainees are progressing well in their teaching careers. Although this year has been a challenging…

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Lake Wanaka where Pat decided to train to become a teacher

Why I Left Journalism to become a Teacher

At Billericay SCITT we know many people who are asking themselves whether to make the career change and train to become a teacher. Here Essex based History teacher Pat John shares with us his personal journey into teaching and his reflections on the satisfaction his change of career has brought him.   Shortly after getting…

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Teacher broadens students' horizons in Mongolia

Is Teaching an Exciting Job? We Certainly Think So!

Do you ever feel bored or dissatisfied with your job? Are you looking for some excitement after graduating? Why not teach in Essex? When we at BEC Teacher Training ask local teachers why teaching is such an exciting job, many of them tell us it’s the variety they enjoy,  and the opportunity to provide young…

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Get Into Teaching

Why Did I Get Into Teaching? Real Life Accounts of Teachers

Have you ever thought about changing career and getting into teaching? Here at Billericay SCITT we find it’s an increasingly popular choice, so we decided to contact some recent career changers to discover why they made the move and how it’s worked out for them. Our first conversation was with Emily, who gave up a…

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