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Your path into teaching – everything you need to know

28% of OU students who graduated 4 years ago are now working in education (from those who responded to our Employability of Qualifiers Survey 2018) and “teacher” is the top job title listed overall. As careers in education and teaching are so popular with OU students then it’s no surprise that we, at the OU’s […]

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Teaching – fuelling future brains

What teaching could mean to you 18% of OU students go into education making teaching a popular choice for OU graduates. Have you thought about what it could mean to teach? The satisfaction of being able to mould the youth of today into the experts of tomorrow is just one of the benefits of teaching. We can […]

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Where will teaching take you? New UK and Ireland guides

With both life and study experience OU graduates have potential to make great teachers. It’s no surprise then that 18% of OU students go into jobs and training in Education (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17). We have five new guides that will take you through the process from first decision to applying for teacher […]

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5 top tips from public sector employers

Our brand new top tips come directly from employers who we interviewed last summer during the insight days for OU students we hosted. You can find all the tips on the resources tab of OpportunityHub, but here are our top 5: 1. Show your passion Make your application stand out by showing an interest in […]

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Teaching as a career forum

Because we know that teaching is one of the most popular career choices for OU students, and as applications for Initial Teacher Training are now open across the UK for 2019, we have created an extended Teaching Forum from 12th November to 14th December to provide a space for you to ask questions to our Career Consultants […]

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A brand-new teaching careers package

Almost 18% of OU students who graduated/qualified in 2016/17 went into jobs and training in Education (of the 10,000 who responded to the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey). As we know teaching is such a popular career choice for OU students we, at the Careers and Employability Services (CES), have developed a package bursting with […]

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