Getting It Together

My life has changed drastically since writing my last post. Here's just a very brief summary of what happened:

  1. Failed Placement B - Uni 'unfailed' me
  2. Passed Placement C and got a job
  3. Got engaged
  4. Started job and passed NQT
  5. Lost a family member (Gran)
  6. Started second year at job

For 2...

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The Interim Section

So alot has happened since I last posted on this blog, first off, I have finally had my graduation ceremony at BCU for my Bachelor of Science which was intresting to say the least. The honorary doctorate talk was very contreversial with many spectators booing and shouting at him to get off the stage...

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“Economic inequality within the educational structure also contributes to the problem of poverty within education” (Vogt, 2014, 68). Vogt’s statement strengthens the argument within today’s society, where pupils from a lower income background suffer in school as they cannot afford at times the bare...

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“Good mental health is fundamental to thriving in life. It is the essence of who we are and how we experience the world” (The Mental Health Foundation, 2016, 2). Students within today's society are facing more challenging issues in their day to day lives. More recently, secondary school pupils are m...

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Turns out I had 2 people in my detention...

Week 2, what a week! First off, my morning routines have changed meaning I am coming in more prepared, awake and ready for the day. My evenings have consisted with me either working or sleeping so that needs some work.

This week, I gave my firs...

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Last Minute Nerves

Today is the last full day of university before I start my placement, and I must admit that I am incredibly nervous. I have heard constant horror stories of what have happened to teacher trainees in schools and the past 3 weeks or so, the university have even made me question my ability and capabili...

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Teaching Exercises

We had our first teaching exercise today, I was completely dreading it as I am still struggling with everyone's names. But it went incredibly well.

I worked with Hamaad doing a network communications exercise talking about how data can be corrupted during transmission. We used a simple technique u...

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What About Me?

So, I know this is like the second page I have written about myself on my websites but just an insight into who I am and what I do. Yes I know the next paragraph has been copied and pasted off my other website...

I am a PGCE Secondary Computer Science and IT Teacher Trainee at Birmingham City Univ...

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Extended Gratitude

So, this is actually the full version of the acknowledgements and dedications for my dissertation, which was cut down for the submission due to certain restrictions.

 

Acknowledgements

Dr. Yevgeniya Kovalchuk has been an incredibly supportive thesis supervisor. Her insightful criticisms and pa...

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