The PGCE Survival Guide-
Fed up of reading boring theory book after theory book?
Want to know what being a trainee teacher is really like?
Wouldn't it be great if you could just get real tips from real teachers?
Let me introduce to you the PGCE Survival Guide- A refreshingly different teaching book!
It’s full of useful and practical, hints, tips and
advice from recent PGCE graduates and more experienced teachers covering every element of teacher training, from your first day at university, through the hectic world of placements (with lots of valuable teaching tips) to finding a job- we have it all covered!
You won’t find countless chapters about educational theory- just real tips and advice from real teachers that have been selected to help you during your teacher training.
The PGCE survival guide also includes #pgcetips - over 250 super useful hints and tips from the education community on twitter- all in under 140 characters!
It's available to buy on LuLu,as a professionally produced 145 page A4 paperback for only £6.91 - making it one of the cheapest teaching books you'll purchase! (For more about buying the book and LuLu see our FAQ's!) The PGCE Survival Guide is also availiable on Amazon.
The book will be a useful companion throughout your PGCE year and will be something you can pick up and dip into again and again!
The book has already gained praise and recognition from right across the education community, many leading educationalists and academics have said the book is 'invaluable' and that it should be on "every PGCE reading list". More testimonials can be found along the side of every page on this site and also on this page!
The book is edited by Tim Handley, a recent PGCE graduate from the University of East Anglia and contains wonderful illustrations and cover art by Helen Morgan.
Inside the book you will find contributions from over 100 teachers including:- Nikki Davies, Oliver Quinlan, Mark Howell, Alan Parkinson, Jenny Harvey, Emma Dawson, Gerald Haigh, Amanda O’Dell, Ryan Delaney and Sarah Brownsword.