Let S6s try teaching, say MPs
Want to channel talent into the teaching profession? Let 6th-years give it a go, says a Commons Education Select Committee in a report this month called ‘Great Teachers’. This would give ambitious school leavers a chance to see what it’s like at the front of a class, help them anticipate how best to apply to training progammes, and encourage them to think how they could bring their own skills and knowledge into future classrooms in new ways. Schools Minister Nick Gibb laments how many top grads choose careers besides teaching. This might be a way to change that.
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