Education Sector Guide

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  • This sector is made up of a number of institutions, including government departments, teacher training institutions, schools and universities – all of which are united in their aim to educate children and young people.
  • The UK offers world-class education, and its higher education institutions are some of the most prestigious in the world.
  • The education sector generates billions for the UK economy through income from international students and english language training.
  • Teachers have the opportunity to educate young people about the world and make a lasting difference to their development. There’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ day, so this path would suit STEM students who want a varied and rewarding career.
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Chemical Sciences – Membership
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry publishes new research. It supports teachers to inspire future generations. And it gives a voice to the chemical sciences, speaking up to influence the people making decisions that affect us all.
  • The Society provides its members – from students to CEOs – with resources, support, and connections. As a global community of over 50,000 exploring every branch of the chemical sciences, membership sparks new conversations, new opportunities, and new discoveries.
  • If you want to make a greater impact, join the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Royal Society of Chemistry Hub on Gradcracker

If you’re passionate about chemistry, then join the Royal Society of Chemistry. As a member, you have access to a suite of benefits tailored to your specific membership category. This ensures that your membership will give you the right support and the right tools to reach your potential at every stage of your career.

Connect with chemical scientists worldwide

On the Royal Society of Chemistry’s hub, you can find out more about the different kinds of memberships they offer STEM students and graduates, and hear from some of the society’s members.

Reach your potential

You can find out more about their memberships, and how the royal society of chemistry advances the careers and lives of its members, by watching a minute-long video on their hub.

Join the Royal Society of Chemistry today to begin your journey.

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Education
Sponsored by Get Into Teaching
  • Teaching is the name of a free service run by the Department for Education.
  • It provides students and graduates with a tailored programme of support and guidance to help them train to become a teacher.
  • With Teaching Internships, students take part in a range of activities in schools across England, gaining first-hand experience of the teaching profession.
  • Its teacher training courses provide graduates with the opportunity to gain qualified teacher status, plenty of classroom experience, and tax-free bursaries of up to £26,000 (or a prestigious scholarship of up to £28,000).

Get Into Teaching Hub on Gradcracker

Whether you are eligible for a bursary depends on your subject and degree class. Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Computing are considered ‘Priority Subjects’ (these teachers being in particular demand). Head to Teaching’s Gradcracker hub to explore all of your options.

Tailored training routes

Their hub has some inspiring videos – hear from newly qualified teachers on why they chose a career in teaching. If you’re wanting to find out more about where your career with Teaching could lead, their ‘Case Studies’ page is the place to go.

Inspire young people daily

If you decide a career in teaching is for you, you’ll want to take a look at their ‘How to Apply’ page, which outlines how you can prepare for teacher training and takes you through the application process step by step.

You will be highly sought after, as teachers are in great demand. For rewarding experiences and a one-to-one support service, apply to Teaching’s opportunities.

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