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Advance teaching career over the summer

Discussion in 'Vocational' started by tbennie, May 28, 2018.

  1. tbennie

    tbennie New commenter

    Hello everyone!

    I am hoping to find some ideas for things I can do over the UK summer break to add to leadership experience/working in international or independent schools.
    I have been researching conferences, events, workshops, job or volunteering opportunities.

    Is anyone aware of great educator events in this time? I'm open to all kinds of ideas!

    I am happy with any location! Just looking for great opportunities.

    Thank you!
    cys2017 and TEA2111 like this.
  2. TEA2111

    TEA2111 Established commenter

    Good question tbennie.

    I'm wondering whether doing a course for data protection officer because of the new rules introduced under GDPR for schools, would benefit my position or open opportunities for me within schools. May be a dumb idea?
  3. cys2017

    cys2017 New commenter

    There is a website called FutureLearn you have to pay but at the end of completing the online course you get a pretty certificate.they have so many different short topics you could complete

    I haven’t completed one yet but am planning to as I have just finished my pgce year and am looking to keep my knowledge fresh so I don’t find that I’ve forgotten important things when I start working

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