27 July 2020
Hi, I'm John, and I'm the Course Leader for the Accelerated BA (Hons) Primary Education Studies in Cambridge.
A common question students have when they start on the Primary Education Studies course is, how can I prepare for my first year of the course?
You’ll be pleased to hear that many of the books you need are available as e-books from the ARU library once you start in September. However, there are lots of other things that can help you get ready!
It is also really useful to keep up to date with changes in the education system. There are a number of newspapers and magazines aimed at primary teachers. You might want to sign up for regularly check Schools Week or the Times Education Supplement (TES).
There are also a huge number of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) available online covering topics from language development to how you teach coding to primary-aged children. You can check out FutureLearn to see if there are any that catch your interest!
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