Hazel Bennett writes engagingly and informatively about the things that really matter when you're training to be a teacher. Covering all the practicalities - from choosing the right course and getting into your first-choice college, through to finding the right teaching post for you and juggling a life with your new career - her advice is realistic and down-to-earth. Creative suggestions for planning mock lessons at college and strategies for surviving the dreaded TP are included, as are tips for passing the obligatory literacy, numeracy and ICT tests. This is a ultimate survival manual for trainees everywhere!
Table of Contents
1. Preparation for training; 2. Getting on the course; 3. Getting through the course in College; 4. Stress management; 5. Finding your first job; 6. The directory.
Hazel Bennett is a teacher with 30 years of experience in primary, secondary, special, inner-city and suburban schools.