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    I have a 2:1 hons degree in maths, which I gained in 2007. Since then I worked training as an accountant and then worked running a family business whilst having my 3 children who are 6,4,2. I’m looking to get back to my roots and go into teaching and maths which was always a passion.
    What does the PGDE involve? I feel very rusty with my maths knowledge and having looked at a higher past exam paper, I’m doubting myself. It’s been 10 years since i studied or worked on forumlas etc!
    I’m sure i could pick it up quickly but wondered how much skills training is involved or does it mainly focus on the teaching aspect?
    I’m looking into volunteering at a local school and may look into paying for a Subject knowledge enhancement course prior to it?
    Any help or advice would be appreciated.
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    (Original post by Claire240528)
    I have a 2:1 hons degree in maths, which I gained in 2007. Since then I worked training as an accountant and then worked running a family business whilst having my 3 children who are 6,4,2. I’m looking to get back to my roots and go into teaching and maths which was always a passion.
    What does the PGDE involve? I feel very rusty with my maths knowledge and having looked at a higher past exam paper, I’m doubting myself. It’s been 10 years since i studied or worked on forumlas etc!
    I’m sure i could pick it up quickly but wondered how much skills training is involved or does it mainly focus on the teaching aspect?
    I’m looking into volunteering at a local school and may look into paying for a Subject knowledge enhancement course prior to it?
    Any help or advice would be appreciated.
    That volunteering sounds like a good idea:yep:

    You might want to do a little reading up on QTS skills tests too.
 
 
 
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