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    Thanks very much for all the replies. Very interesting to read, yet I guess I have to take it all with a pinch of salt, as I'd imagine my subject will be slightly less employable than the main ones.

    Does anyone know if there is any sort of place I can look to see employability stats for my subject/course? I would love to hear someone's experiences from an R.E. PGCE but I don't know of any R.E. PGCE students on here
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    (Original post by Airfairy)
    Thanks very much for all the replies. Very interesting to read, yet I guess I have to take it all with a pinch of salt, as I'd imagine my subject will be slightly less employable than the main ones.

    Does anyone know if there is any sort of place I can look to see employability stats for my subject/course? I would love to hear someone's experiences from an R.E. PGCE but I don't know of any R.E. PGCE students on here
    My friends housemate did an re pgce last year. He didn't apply for any jobs until May (not due to a lack of vacancies) and then applied for one, got an interview and got the job. Anecdotal evidence there, not the stats you wanted but it might help a bit.
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    (Original post by Shelly_x)
    My friends housemate did an re pgce last year. He didn't apply for any jobs until May (not due to a lack of vacancies) and then applied for one, got an interview and got the job. Anecdotal evidence there, not the stats you wanted but it might help a bit.
    It may be anecdotal but that's good to hear nonetheless. Thanks very much
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    (Original post by Airfairy)
    Thanks very much for all the replies. Very interesting to read, yet I guess I have to take it all with a pinch of salt, as I'd imagine my subject will be slightly less employable than the main ones.

    Does anyone know if there is any sort of place I can look to see employability stats for my subject/course? I would love to hear someone's experiences from an R.E. PGCE but I don't know of any R.E. PGCE students on here
    I don't know anyone who did an RE PGCE but I know a few people on my course (History) ended up getting History/RE jobs. I got a History job and still have to teach some RE.. so even if there aren't any straight RE jobs, try and be open to teaching bits of other Humanities subjects

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    IF you don't mind stretching into other humanities subjects such as history, geography or citizenship you'll be fine. You could probably get away with teaching citizenship and R.E. quite easily at a school.
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    (Original post by outlaw-torn)
    I don't know anyone who did an RE PGCE but I know a few people on my course (History) ended up getting History/RE jobs. I got a History job and still have to teach some RE.. so even if there aren't any straight RE jobs, try and be open to teaching bits of other Humanities subjects

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    IF you don't mind stretching into other humanities subjects such as history, geography or citizenship you'll be fine. You could probably get away with teaching citizenship and R.E. quite easily at a school.
    I don't mind stretching out at all...I'm just a bit worried about my employability in that respect, seeing as I have no GCSEs or A-Levels in any humanities subjects (including R.E believe it or not!).

    Sigh. I guess I'll just have to see how it goes. I'm always surprised when I hear of history/geog teaching R.E, because at my school, and all the ones I did experience at, they always had R.E. teachers teaching only R.E. :dontknow: .
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    Really does depend on the area. I'm doing PGCE Business Studies, last year as far as I know everyone who completed the course has now got a job, a few are teaching Business and RE???? I think you have to be prepared to teach anything really, which is why I'm going to try and gain experience in different subjects.
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    (Original post by Lucy_jucie)
    Really does depend on the area. I'm doing PGCE Business Studies, last year as far as I know everyone who completed the course has now got a job, a few are teaching Business and RE???? I think you have to be prepared to teach anything really, which is why I'm going to try and gain experience in different subjects.
    where you doing your pgce ?
 
 
 
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