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Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by R0bb074, Jul 21, 2019.

  1. T0nyGT

    T0nyGT Lead commenter

    And it's a fair question and absolutely a reason why we struggle to get CS graduates in to teaching. Who's going to run the gauntlet of a UK state zoo before moving overseas when they could join a software company and double their salary? I have known a few people disenfranchised with the IT industry to move on to teaching only to realise that their previous disenfranchisement was only the tip of the iceberg and move back.
  2. R0bb074

    R0bb074 New commenter

    Thanks. I'm starting to apply now. I had a look at the AQA GCSE curriculum and it is very similar to what we teach. OK the age range is slightly out, but we all have to start somewhere - that's the challenge right? I'm currently looking at international schools.
  3. R0bb074

    R0bb074 New commenter

    Hi, jpgreenwood, I've read the course specifications you gave me, many thanks indeed. Could you give me an example of what software product students must create as 'an original IT product' during their internal assessment? Ours is more hardware based, for example controlling a conveyor belt or detecting an intruder - something along those lines.
  4. jpgreenwood

    jpgreenwood Occasional commenter

    Generally it's a digital media product - a video, website, DTP publication or relational database.

    We've had some really great video products in particular.

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