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Why teach? Physics teachers use their degree every day, they are able to inspire the next generation, and there are excellent career development opportunities. What’s more, there are options to train to teach with £30,000 tax-free funding in schools and universities throughout England. Hear from three physics teachers about what they enjoy most about teaching: The Institute of Physics is awarding scholarships worth £30,000 funding and support to...Read more
In this blog, Siobhan, an IOP Teacher Training Scholar, tells us why she chose teaching. I’ve always been fascinated by physics and our universe, and decided to train as a teacher as I’m really keen to share all the cool, exciting parts of physics with students who may not have come across them so far. Physics also gives students vital skills such problem-solving and analytical thinking. Even if they don’t remember many of the facts or equations they’re taught, I...Read more