Thinking of teaching in the future?

10 Apr 2018

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The Brilliant Club (thebrilliantclub.org) recruits, trains and places doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in schools and sixth-forms colleges to deliver programmes of university-style tutorials to small groups of pupils.

Through the Scholars Programme pupils develop the knowledge, skills and ambition that help them to secure places at highly-selective universities

Currently working in partnership with >30 universities across the country and work with over 10,000 pupils every year.

Enables researchers to have an impact on widening access, but will also supplement their PhD studies, helping them deliver on their public engagement remit and provide them with a paid, professional and well-regarded work experience opportunity.

BSPP should sign-post this opportunity to PhD students and post-docs thinking of pursuing a teaching career. It is likely to be well received by their HEI, give them classroom experience, satisfy PIPS requirements and engage with a highly-regarded National programme.