In terms of pedagogical practise, we have had loads of seminars and really interesting lectures on how to approach the National Curriculum and how best to teach different skills.
by Annie Myerscough
I thoroughly enjoyed the media and film aspect of the course in which we were able to develop our confidence when using ICT within the classroom.
by Patricia Kay Hanna
My proudest achievement since leaving Bristol has been helping Harry Conroy get his ‘C’ in English. My next plan is to help Harry’s sister get a ‘C’ in English so she can go to university.
by Adam Teasdale
It was a good time to be learning about education and Bristol was a good place to be doing it.
by Steve Shann
From my experience in youth work I found I really got a lot out of the pastoral side of relating to teenagers.
by Matthew Clemas
Bristol is brilliant. There’s such a big mix. There is everything you want to do.
by Daniel Cooper
I am proud to be the youngest House Tutor at King’s Worcester. I am enjoying my current managerial role and really like being able to influence children’s lives in an organisational sense.
by Josh Hand
From quite tentative beginnings, I have reflected, observed and worked my way up to Head of English in an International School in fewer than seven years.
by Emma Hamilton
It’s now been nearly 2 years since I was appointed Head of Languages at St Mark’s School in Bath and I’m proud of what I have achieved over the past few years.
by Jenny Colin
My proudest achievement since leaving the University of Bristol was being invited to share examples of formative assessment, which were held up as exemplary by OFSTED, with Heads of Departments.
by Sarah Hill
John Budd influenced the rest of my teaching career, including teaching German very visually by kicking wastepaper bins to emphasis teaching ‘ich bin’ (I am) to beginners.
by Elisabeth Lazarus
His words at the time: “you will make an excellent teacher, Carmen” often resonated in my mind throughout that year and gave me encouragement.
by Carmen Meira-Garcia
Lad from small town in South Wales attends the University of Bristol and now teaches at one of the best schools in Bristol! Loves Bristol and loves teaching!
by Rik Miles
It’s an enormous responsibility but obviously it’s a great feeling for you to be able to influence somebody’s life and really change it for the better hopefully.
by Charlotte Benton
The Graduate School of Education changed my life. I now do something that I never would have thought possible five years ago.
by Nicholas Henry Bartlett
I owe a huge amount to the staff of the PGCE Science department as they inspire, teach, calm and excite all in a single day.
by Adam Hickey
My proudest achievement since completing my studies has been acting as a PGCE mentor myself; training two new teachers and seeing them grow.
by David Harris
Collaboration is the key to successful teaching and learning. This is a great profession filled with passionate and enthusiastic people.
by Richard Kennett
I came to this not knowing what to expect, but it’s like having a little family you can rely on.
by Leanne Gallagher
The link that the University has with the schools is so important. If I am struggling, the school will contact the university straight away and my tutor will contact me to ask if I’m ok.
by Ravendeep Kaur
Career change = Life change
by Emily Commander
I've worked with major organisations such as the European Space Agency, British Science Association, The Royal Institution, BBC and ITV.
by Matthew Tosh