Atlanta Rose Vowden

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Primary & Secondary Education
Job title: Teacher of History
Subject of study: PGCE History Secondary
Year of graduation: 2022
Type/Level of study: Postgraduate Taught

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Westcountry Schools Trust

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

Working as a secondary school teacher.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

Because it directly aligned with my qualification from Exeter.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

Forming networking connections

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

The campus is beautiful and the teaching was very high quality.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

The reputation of the university.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Resilience – I had a very difficult placement 2 which helped me become a more confident teacher.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Work hard and be really resilient.

What are your plans for the future?

I would like to become a HOD, or work in an international school.

 

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