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09 April 2021

The Challenges of Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Are you a grammar whizz? Do you have bags of patience and good people skills? Teaching English to foreign students could be for you…

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07 April 2021

4 Creative Ways to Engage With SEN Learners in the Classroom

Helping pupils with Special Education Needs (SEN) requires rules, repetition and structure. But creativity is still key in the classroom, no matter the subject.

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16 March 2021

Why it is Okay Not to Know the Answer

Do you want to help shape the minds of the future? Can you bring out the best in people and help them fulfil their goals and ambitions?

We can talk you through the skills and qualifications you need for a rewarding future in educa...

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16 March 2021

Why Your Experience Matters

Teaching at any level requires you to build a positive working relationship with those in your care. Your background, experiences and life lessons shape how you teach and help you reach those who need the most support. Discover why your ...

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25 February 2021

We Practice What We Preach on Our Inclusive Education Course!

Inclusivity is important at the University of Bolton (and we’re good at it). There’s nowhere better to study Inclusive Education than a university that puts student diversity, equality and inclusion first. <...

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23 February 2021

Why Choose the University of Bolton for Postgraduate Teacher Training?

The MA Educational Leadership course at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is just one of the many programmes designed to help existing educators grow in their chosen field. Offered here is everything from full-time teacher t...

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17 February 2021

Teaching is a Multi-Skilled Vocation (The Need for Advanced Teacher Training Cou...

The need for highly-trained, multi-skilled educationalists has never been greater. That’s why the University of Bolton’s MEd Professional Development in Education More

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05 January 2021

Vital Self-Improvement Skills for Global Education Management

For teachers and educators interested in global education jobs, there are a number of essential skills that are needed. These are often trained and developed through self-improvement, and the best way to do this is Postgraduate study. Wi...

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05 January 2021

Why Continued Self-Improvement is the Most Important Tool for PGCE Teacher Train...

Are you an aspiring teacher looking for Teacher Training courses in the UK? At the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester, we help graduates turn their specialism into a rewarding career with PGCE Teacher Training. We are one of the ...

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17 December 2020

Master of Education Courses: The Power of Self-Improvement

Are you a teacher or lecturer looking to improve your professional practice and move up the career ladder? A Master of Education (MEd) course could be the right pathway for you, helping you enjoy continued personal development.

The...

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15 December 2020

An Educational Leadership Degree Is a Route to Self-Improvement

The Educational Leadership degree at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is designed to take your teaching career to the next level. If you’re an education professional looking to move into senior management roles, our cours...

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30 November 2020

Why Do a Master's in Global Education Management for Your Personal Development?

The MA Global Educational Leadership programme at the University of Bolton is one of the most diverse and interesting personal development courses for teachers and education practitioners. It covers educational strategies and policies fr...

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30 November 2020

Why Personal Development is Vital for Inclusive Practice in Education

At the University of Bolton, we have a number of personal development courses and master’s programmes for ambitious teachers. One of the most important courses that we offer right now is the MA Inclusive Education course, aimed at educ...

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23 November 2020

Why Upskill at the University of Bolton for an MA in Inclusive Education?

Doing an MA in Inclusive Education is a great way to upskill as a teacher. Whether you are looking to progress in your current career, or you have your sights set on working as Head of Inclusion in a school, a master’s degree could be ...

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23 November 2020

Upskilling Teachers through Professional Development: Powerful Stats to Know

Finding ways for teachers to identify and build on their strengths not only benefits schools, but the positive effects trickle down to the students too. A recent report from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) proves that professional d...

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13 November 2020

PGCE Upskilling: Do You Have What It Takes to Teach Students Aged 14+?

Teaching teenagers and young adults is hugely rewarding. Not only do you get to help the next generation reach their potential, but every day will be exciting and different. Young people begin to really develop their skills and personali...

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13 November 2020

Is Upskilling in Global Education and Leadership Right For You?

Upskilling with a master’s in Global Educational Leadership is a fantastic platform for existing educators looking for the next step up in their career. However, not everyone has what it takes to become a great leader. If you’re cons...

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13 November 2020

How to be a Teacher in 2020 | Undergraduate Teacher Training

If you’re considering training to be a teacher, you may feel overwhelmed with the options in
front of you. There’s PGCEs, School Direct, Scitt, Teach First – to name just a few! There are
also many options for both postgradua...

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12 November 2020

How to train Apprentices | Certificate in Education

Whether you’re a hairdresser, mechanic, or electrician, your skills are in demand. If you’re interested in how to become a training provider for apprenticeships, the Cert Ed Certificate in Education 14+ could be the course for you. More

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12 November 2020

Why you should study for an Undergraduate Education degree | Undergraduate Teach...

If you want to be remembered as a positive figure in the lives of young people, there can be no better career than teaching. That’s why we take it so seriously at the University of Bolton, and why our Education and Learning BA degree i...

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Teacher Professional Development

05 November 2020

The Importance of Teacher Professional Development and Retraining

If you’re a qualified teacher, lecturer or other education professional looking to pursue more senior job roles, we can help you improve your professional practice and develop essential skills for management.

Our MEd Professional...

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05 November 2020

The Inclusive Classroom Calls for Skilled Teachers: Retrain in 2021

Creating an inclusive classroom environment is more important than ever, and schools are in need of highly skilled, retrained teachers and leaders who can pave the way to better education for all. Inclusivity is the gateway to a more equ...

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03 November 2020

Retraining in Educational Leadership: Is It for You?

Studying a master’s in education and related subjects can prepare for you for a range of leadership and management roles in educational institutions worldwide. This includes schools, colleges, universities, or working in an early years...

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08 September 2020

Education and Teacher Training: There’s Still Time to Study for Your Dream Caree...

It doesn’t matter where you are in your teaching career. Whether you’re a new student looking to join our BA (Hons) Education and Teaching course, a teaching professional looking to advance your o...

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Career Opportunities with TLAN Teacher Training

25 August 2020

Career Opportunities with TLAN Teacher Training

Studying a PGCE in Teaching Learners with Additional Needs (TLAN) is a great career move if you’re passionate about inclusivity in education, and want to work with teenagers and young adults who face challenges in the classroom.

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21 August 2020

What Makes a Good Secondary School Teacher?

Studying your PGCE to become a secondary school teacher is an exciting prospect at the University of Bolton. There's no better time to apply than now, as we are offering a 2020 master's bursary of up to £3,000 to support your studies. A...

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20 August 2020

Explore the Power of Teaching - BA (Hons) Education and Learning

Have you ever wondered how we learn? How we can best inspire and engage with the next generation in an inclusive and equal way? Then you’re the perfect person to join our BA (Hons) Education and Learning degree.

What you will be ...

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19 August 2020

Do You Have the Leadership Skills for Teacher Motivation and Retention?

Teacher motivation and teacher retention are two of the most important aspects of being a leader of education. If schools are to successfully overcome problems with staff recruitment, they need to reflect on their workplace culture. Buil...

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19 August 2020

Education in the Context of Globalisation (and How it Impacts Teachers)

The term “globalisation” encompasses a number of things, including economics, culture, politics, technology and communication. In education, it refers to increasing mobility of students and teachers across the world, and the need for...

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19 August 2020

How Educational Research Skills Can Further Your Career in Leadership

If you’re interested in a career in education leadership, our EdD Doctor of Education course can give you the knowledge and research skills you need to succeed. There’s no better time to enhance your career as the University of Bolto...

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19 August 2020

Inclusive Practice in Schools is No Longer Optional

Inclusive practice in schools is no longer optional. Many experts now consider it a requirement, and more and more educators are looking for ways to make inclusive teaching a priority.

2020 has been heralded the “decade of action...

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19 August 2020

Why Educators Need Professional Development to Stay Competent

Professional development is important in every career, but in education it can be the difference between a good school and agreat school.

For educators, there are many ways to expand skills and knowledge, and even great teachers ca...

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19 August 2020

Good Leadership is Essential for Preventing Teacher Burnout

According to research by global recruitment specialist, HAYS, 70% of teaching professionals have admitted to ...

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19 August 2020

The Most Famous Female Mathematicians to Inspire Students

Some of the world’s most famous mathematicians are women, yet they’re often overlooked in history. By empowering girls from a young age and challenging stereotypes, we can begin to change the way the world views gender equality. Work...

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19 August 2020

Tips to Improve Creativity as a Performing Arts Teacher

Being a performing arts teacher plays a significant role in helping young people develop their creative skills for the workplace. Whether they move into an arts career or something entirely different, creativity is an valuable trait to h...

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19 August 2020

Why German is a Great Language to Teach

Getting a PGCE to teach Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at secondary school is one of the most rewarding jobs you can have. Our PGCE (Secondary) course provides you with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) so you can enter the workplace in you...

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19 August 2020

Why Train as a Computer Science Teacher?

Computer science teachers have an opportunity to empower the next generation of IT/tech stars. And for teachers interested in leadership progression, there’s plenty of scope to maximise your earning potential.

At the University o...

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18 August 2020

3 Reasons to Teach in a Sixth Form College

If you’re interested in teaching at A Level, you are probably wondering whether you are best suited for a school or a sixth form college. While curriculum and structure remain the same, there are some key differences to note.

Col...

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18 August 2020

5 Ways to Celebrate Diversity in the Classroom

As diversity grows, so must the methods of school leadership. The evolving education landscape is increasingly inclusive, and opportunities must be accessible to all. This means schools need to change their policies and set new standards...

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18 August 2020

EdD vs. PhD in Education: What’s The Difference?

Furthering your career and choosing to do a Postgraduate degree in Education is a big decision. One that could open many doors and grow your earning potential. But finding the right course is key to carving out a successful career path i...

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18 August 2020

Famous People in IT/Tech to Inspire Secondary School Students

Most secondary school students are technology-obsessed. They use their mobiles more than any other generation, spending hours on social media each and every day. But few consider a career in IT or technology, particularly female students...

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18 August 2020

How Teaching the Arts Can Make the World a Better Place

The arts can often be overlooked when it comes to core skills for the workplace. But qualities nurtured through drama, music or dance can benefit people pursuing a multitude of careers. As well as exercising the left side of the brain an...

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18 August 2020

How to Improve Your Teaching Skills for Higher Education

Higher education requires good mentors to prepare students for the workplace. But things are always changing and so are our students. So how can teachers improve their teaching skills to keep up?

University and college lecturers lo...

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18 August 2020

Inspiring others in education - MA Educational Leadership

The requirement for inspirational, knowledgeable and passionate leaders in education has never been greater, and our educational leadership masters have been designed for this very reason.

What the course involves<...

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18 August 2020

Developing a worldwide understanding - MA Global Educational Leadership

Education is influenced by decisions and activities on a global scale and the most influential leaders in education embrace this concept. This course will help those with teaching experience to assess their leadership skills and develop ...

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18 August 2020

Maths Teacher Jobs That Aren’t in Schools

There are so many reasons to become a maths teacher in the UK. Not only are there job opportunities a plenty, but maths can make a huge impact on young people’s lives and their employability.

There are many maths teacher jobs to ...

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18 August 2020

The Importance of Teaching English in the UK

The UK has one of the best education systems in the world. Despite this, school students still struggle with their English language skills in both speech and writing. This is why English teachers are integral to the curriculum. Here we l...

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18 August 2020

The Power of Language: Why Teach Languages at Secondary Level?

Language is a cultural, social and psychological phenomenon. One that has helped us to communicate since as early as Homo Habilis according to some scholars. Understanding different languages around the world allows people to build bridg...

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18 August 2020

Top Educational Leadership Qualities and Personality Traits

Leadership roles within education allow teaching professionals to expand their horizons, grow their earning potential, and make a difference at a bigger scale. But not everyone is cut out to be a leader. Common leadership personality tra...

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18 August 2020

Top Reasons to Become a Maths Teacher

Teaching maths at secondary level can be a hugely rewarding experience. Maths is a universal language and can help better problem-solving in everyday life.

Being a maths teacher is much more than just teaching Pythagoras. It’s ab...

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18 August 2020

Which Sports Coaching Jobs Can I Get After a PGCE?

Working closely with students and in a results-driven way makes sports coaching one of the most rewarding jobs you could have. With a PGCE at master’s level for 14+ in Sports Coaching at the University of Bolton, you’ll be able to te...

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18 August 2020

Why Change and Innovation in Schools is Not Easy

In education leadership, one of the most common sentiments is that “schools must change”, an opinion shared by many teachers and education professionals. But change and innovation in schools is not easy. The process for change can be...

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18 August 2020

Why is Inclusive Education So Important?

Inclusive learning and teaching looks at the way schools, classrooms, programmes or lessons are designed so individuals are actively involved. By considering a range of needs, inclusive teaching provides fair access to learning for all.<...

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18 August 2020

Why STEM Teachers Are in Big Demand

Teachers specialising in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) are wanted in schools everywhere, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. As technology continues to accelerate, there will be many STEM teacher jobs on of...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Education and Teacher Training

Study Education and Teacher Training at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University G...

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03 June 2020

What a career in Education and Teacher Training looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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27 May 2020

Want to specialise in teaching? Then we have the course for you!

The impression a teacher makes in their classroom can significantly influence the next generation. This is why at the University of Bolton; we aim to inspire and nurture our Education and Teacher Training students the moment they join. More

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07 May 2020

No teaching experience is needed to teach the trade you love!

It is often said that tradesmen and women are the backbones of our great country. From plumbers to hairdressers, carpenters to electricians, all trades are vital to each community; without them, there would be little growth.

Which ...

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04 May 2020

How can you get into teaching overseas?

Some professions open up the doors to opportunities in destinations far and wide; teaching is one of them.

Many people decide to get into teaching for the opportunity to make a difference, they want to have a positive impact on peo...

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23 April 2020

Can yoga benefit school children?

Adults often refer to their school days as being the best days. No bills to pay, no relationship or family issues to worry about, in fact, life was pretty carefree. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for school children today, as day...

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13 April 2020

What can I do with an Education and Teacher Training degree?

Education can be one of the most rewarding sectors anyone can work in. Not only will you shape the minds of the future, but you’ll no doubt find a moment in your career where you can step back and realise all the good you have done in ...

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19 June 2019

John Zavos Has Just Graduated From His PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Educati...

John Zavos is a full-time trainee teacher who has just graduated from his PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education (M) 14+ English (Literacy and ESOL), gaining a double distinction in practice and theory.

Dr Sarah Telfer (Associ...

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10 June 2019

Everyday is Different in Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care offer some of the most rewarding, challenging and important jobs going – roles which give you the chance to meaningfully improve life for individuals, families, and even whole communities.

If you are ready ...

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04 June 2019

A Career Change: To QTLS, Teacher Trainer Assessor/mentor with a Masters in Educ...

After 20 years in the industry and completing undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, I decided I wanted a career change, so in 2010 I joined the University of Bolton as a PGDE student. Seven years on, I had completed my QTLS, bec...

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04 June 2019

Dr Rebecca Woolley Voted Outstanding Lecturer Of The Year

Dr Rebecca Woolley from Teacher Education was voted 'Outstanding Lecturer of the Year' by her trainee teachers.

Every year Bolton SU asks students to nominate the staff, student reps and societies at the University of Bolton, in th...

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01 January 1970

Trainee ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and Literacy Teacher

After 20 years in the industry and completing undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, I decided I wanted a career change, so in 2010 I joined the University of Bolton as a PGDE student.

Seven years on, I had completed my QTL...

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01 January 1970

Trainee Teacher Gains Teaching Employment Before Her PGCE Course Ends!

The first internship began in February 2019 and is a 2018 graduate, Rebecca Grimshaw.

Rebecca’s six month term, will allow her to put her new skills into practice in areas such as the SSIC, assessing and treating patients, along ...

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01 January 1970

Trainee Teacher Gains Teaching Employment Before Her PGCE Course Ends!

Charlotte Batra is currently a trainee teacher on the PGCE (M) ESOL and Literacy pathway at the University of Bolton. She has just been offered a full-time position teaching Literacy for Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES) where sh...

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