The TDA is running free one day Train to Teach events in March which will be the perfect opportunity to get all your questions about a career in teaching answered. They are in:
During the day you can:
Advice from the OU Careers Advisory Service for OU students interested in a career in teaching can be found on our Getting into teaching page.
Tuesday 6th March
10 am - 5 pm
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Open to students and graduates from all universities, this free event will include over 50 exhibitors, skills workshops, careers advice and much more. Presentations by Morgan Stanley, Google and others will include advice on CV checks and how to impress the interview panel.
This is your chance to find out about graduate recruitment, internship and volunteering opportunities from participating companies and organisations.
The ICT Ireland Skillnet in association with Dublin Institute of Technology has launched a unique, one-year, full-time, intensive Masters degree in Applied Software Technology which is free to students and offers full time employment with LM Ericsson upon satisfactory completion.
Entry is confined to graduates who are Irish or EEA nationals, not currently in employment. Candidates must have a 2:1 Honours Degree in a relevant cognate discipline, including (but not limited to) Computer Science, IT, Software Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Data Networking etc. but qualified applicants from any discipline with significant content in Maths, Problem Solving, Logic and Critical Thinking will receive positive consideration.
Screening and selection of up to 50 candidates will take place during March - April 2012 and places will be offered by July for a start in mid-September.
Application is by email to email@example.com attaching a detailed CV to include date of birth, home address, phone/email and full details of educational qualifications stating grades awarded (or expected).
More details are on the ICT Ireland Skillnet website here (PDF, 0.13MB)
Applications for the 2012 intake to the NHS Healthcare Scientist Training Programme are now open.
Healthcare scientists play a vital role in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease and the rehabilitation of patients. Under the Healthcare Scientist Training Programme NHS trusts are funded to offer salaried training posts in life sciences, physical sciences and biomedical engineering or physiological sciences throughout England.
Successful candidates will join a three year, fixed-term training programme of work-based and academic learning, undertaking a university accredited master’s degree.
Closing date for applications for 2012 entry: 27th February 2012
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Teacher Training Scholarships awarded by the Institute of Physics (IOP)
100 scholarships are available for graduates with a 2:1 or first class degree who can demonstrate exceptional physics subject knowledge and an outstanding potential to teach.
Worth £20,000, each scholarship will enable those doing a PGCE in Physics or Physics with Maths in England in 2012-13 to join a prestigious programme that offers a package of support and benefits.
The application process begins with submitting an online application that includes a physics test, followed by an assessment day for shortlisted candidates. Application deadlines and assessment days are set monthly to manage demand, with the next deadline being Monday 5th March 2012.
Full eligibility information, together with FAQs can be found here
The BBC’s Production Talent Pool is one of the main fast track entry routes into production based roles across TV, radio and online and is open to applications from 6th February 2012.
Over 100 short term, entry level positions across the BBC are being offered, so those with a passion for TV and radio are encouraged to apply. For full details and how to apply click here.