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    Anyway, I thought it were about time I started writing my personal statement for my PGCE application and I'm a bit stuck on how to structure it. How did you guys do it, and did you mainly talk about your experiences in school?
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    I started off with an intro about why I wanted to teach, then a bit about my degree and a bit about national curriculum subjects. Then the bulk of my statement was about my experiences at school, before a conclusion. When you've written it, post it in the PS help forum on here
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    Thanks for that. It's a big help
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    As it's a PGCE statement the majority of it does need to be related directly to teaching, your experiences and how you have gained from that. The opening should reflect your enthusiasm for teaching and explain concisely why you want to teach. Discuss your experiences in depth and perhaps add in a bit about any extra-curricular interests that could be useful. You could mention any government initatives that impact on your subject and anything that shows you have an interest in the whole education picture.

    If you do post it in PS Help a KT says, I imagine it'll be me who will look over it for you .
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    (Original post by sexysax)
    As it's a PGCE statement the majority of it does need to be related directly to teaching, your experiences and how you have gained from that. The opening should reflect your enthusiasm for teaching and explain concisely why you want to teach. Discuss your experiences in depth and perhaps add in a bit about any extra-curricular interests that could be useful. You could mention any government initatives that impact on your subject and anything that shows you have an interest in the whole education picture.

    If you do post it in PS Help a KT says, I imagine it'll be me who will look over it for you .
    Thanks for that sexysax, that's really helpful. Will crack on with writing it as soon as I've finished these darn essays :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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