Education On this page, you will find some recommendations on what to watch, read, listen and do to engage with your subject. As well as feeding your intellectual curiosity, these links may provide useful material for your UCAS statement. Once you have engaged with the links, make sure that you practise putting your thoughts into words with the writing activity at the end. Watch The One Thing All Great Teachers Do Geoffrey Canada - Our Failing Schools: Enough is Enough Educating Greater Manchester - All Episodes on 4oD Read 10 Reasons to Become a Teacher TES Blog - Teaching Resources Teacher Tool Kit Blog Education Endowment Foundation Blog AccessEd Reading List Listen Ted Talks Education The Cult of Pedagogy The Creative Classroom TES Pedagogy Talks with Teachers Do Work or volunteer at a summer camp/school. Lots of schools will run summer camps or courses during the summer. These are excellent ways of getting experience working with young people in a more relaxed and fun environment than the classroom. Go to a lecture or education conference. Lots are free to attend, so it’s worth giving it a Google search! The IOE Public Debates are good place to start. Visit a museum! Museums are places for learning – they are created and designed to help visitors of all ages gain knowledge and experience, so are fantastic places to go to for your own learning as well as great ideas for how to teach others! Write To apply to university, you need to demonstrate that you are well informed about the subject and have a strong interest in studying it at greater depth. To get started, practice writing about your subject interests by composing short responses to the following questions: What have you watched, read or listened to that has inspired you? Why was it interesting? What new issues did you learn about? What do you want to find out next? What excites you about the subject? Why do you think studying the subject is important?