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    I have several potential subjects that I could teach at secondary school or fe and am considering expanding on that further.

    Because pgces are subject specific, if I do a pgce in subject a, what does that mean in terms of me being able to teach subjects b, c, d etc?

    I'd hate to think that with the cost etc of doing a pgce that it would restrict you to teaching just that one subject when you hold qualifications and experience in other areas.
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    (Original post by laurakate1988)
    I have several potential subjects that I could teach at secondary school or fe and am considering expanding on that further.

    Because pgces are subject specific, if I do a pgce in subject a, what does that mean in terms of me being able to teach subjects b, c, d etc?

    I'd hate to think that with the cost etc of doing a pgce that it would restrict you to teaching just that one subject when you hold qualifications and experience in other areas.
    In most schools, if there is a shortage, they will get somebody to teach the subject even if they DON"T have any qualifications and experience, just to fill a gap. Don't get hung up on it.
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    In most schools, if there is a shortage, they will get somebody to teach the subject even if they DON"T have any qualifications and experience, just to fill a gap. Don't get hung up on it.
    this is very true. at the school i'm currently volunteering at one of the (very experienced) spanish teachers covers 4 PE lessons a week purely on the strength of the fact that he used to play cricket at county level.
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    (Original post by JaneBaratheon)
    this is very true. at the school i'm currently volunteering at one of the (very experienced) spanish teachers covers 4 PE lessons a week purely on the strength of the fact that he used to play cricket at county level.
    In time of desperation, it may come to anyone who has ever seen a cricket ball.
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    Lol! This thread is all of humorous, reassuring and worrying all at the same time. Thanks people
 
 
 

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