High-flyers tackle teaching

22nd October 2004 at 01:00
Politicians, journalists and company directors were this week acting as teachers in London schools to promote the Teach First initiative. Those who took their place in the classroom included Charles Kennedy, Liberal Democrat leader; education ministers Stephen Twigg and David Miliband, and senior staff from oil company Shell and finance firm Capital One.

Teach First, which has been running for two years, gives high-flying graduates six-weeks training before placing them straight into the classroom.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now