Aspirational Educators

Teaching experience can count towards the Exeter Award.

Aspirational Educators 

Working in the Education & Teaching sector

There are several different routes into the teaching sector, and you will need to research these to find out which is the best route for you. However you choose to train to be a teacher, you will need to demonstrate a commitment to teaching and have a range of class-room based experiences to reflect on in your applications.

There are a number of opportunities to gain teaching/education based experience available to you on campus, listed below.

The Teacher Taster programme is open to all disciplines and year groups and will;

Provide you with the opportunity to spend 3 days (at the end of term 1 2017) in a secondary school setting, allowing you chance to experience an educational environment through the eyes of the students and teachers (in the subject of interest to you).

  • Include a short ‘lesson in a box’ element, providing you opportunity to gain some hands on delivery experience within a supported setting (in pairs/small groups), in a subject relating to your degree programme.
  •  Provide you with a preparatory training session and cover your travel & DBS costs.
  •  Enable you to achieve the Exeter Award by completion of the scheme under the teaching theme.

 More information, including how to register, can be found on the Teaching Taster webpage.

*We will also be launching a school based academy programme in Spring 2018 with further opportunity to gain teaching experience. More information coming soon.

Get involved with the running of an after school club via your student union in Exeter or Penryn

Complete the SSIS Teaching Module

Mentoring school aged students through the Coach Bright scheme can not only help you develop your educational skills but provide crucial support to others.