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13th June 2017

“I love being a Campus Ambassador – it’s helped my confidence and I’ve developed new skills.”

 I’m Jess and I'm a Campus Ambassador for Ark Teacher Training at the University of…
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BlogOur Trainees
14th February 2017

A day in the life of a trainee teacher

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a trainee teacher? Bryony, a trainee…
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Blog
24th November 2016

7 reasons to train with Ark

1. Our schools make a real difference. Ark is an education charity that believes every…
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Blog
17th October 2016

Could you pass your GCSEs now?

Think GCSEs are easy? Let's put it to the test. How long ago did you…
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BlogOur Trainees
27th September 2016

Our 2017 new trainee cheese and wine evening!

On Tuesday 24th May, Ark Teacher Training held its very first event for the 2017…
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Blog
25th August 2016

Knowing how to sell a story is close to knowing how to sell a lesson.

I was a journalist for about 20 years, training on daily local papers before working…
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Blog
25th August 2016

From Top Ten singles to Year 1 pupils

Before starting her career as a primary teacher, Newly-Qualified Teacher Sian Charlesworth was a member…
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Blog
25th August 2016

I gave up a glamorous advertising career to teach stroppy teenagers – and have no regrets

I’d always thought about becoming a teacher, but I didn’t do it straight away. I…
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25th August 2016

My experience in the police has given me a lot of transferrable skills

I studied Psychology at university and started off specialising in child psychology before becoming interested…
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Blog
25th August 2016

Addressing the real challenges that teachers face: a Q&A with Doug Lemov

Since it was first published in 2010, Doug Lemov’s Teach Like a Champion has become one…
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