Entry course to reveal the ‘reality’ of life as a teacher

College course aims to bust teaching myths and improve diversity in the profession

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A new Entry to Teaching for Graduates one-year course will start on Tuesday with what is believed to be a unique selling point – which may help make teaching a more diverse profession in Scotland.

As well as offering Higher English and N5 maths, two essentials for teaching, the course will provide an immersion in what teaching is all about: a 36-week primer on policy, jargon, educational philosophies and teaching strategies that students are likely to be quizzed on when interviewed for a university initial teacher education (ITE) place.

The aim of the Glasgow Clyde College course is to solve ...

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