6 episodes

In our ‘Why Teach?’ Podcast series, Steven Mill introduces us to five teachers who share their inspiring, rewarding and challenging experiences. Hear why they chose teaching, their diverse career routes into the classroom, and how teaching makes people every day. Want to help shape young minds? Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out more. The ‘Why Teach’ podcasts are supported by the Scottish Government.

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In our ‘Why Teach?’ Podcast series, Steven Mill introduces us to five teachers who share their inspiring, rewarding and challenging experiences. Hear why they chose teaching, their diverse career routes into the classroom, and how teaching makes people every day. Want to help shape young minds? Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out more. The ‘Why Teach’ podcasts are supported by the Scottish Government.

    A Real World Impact

    A Real World Impact

    In our final episode, we hear from Shiv, a geography teacher from Edinburgh. He shares the journey he took into teaching in his late 20s, his experience of being a teacher, and why he finds making an impact on young people so rewarding.

    Want to help shape young minds? Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out more. The ‘Why Teach’ podcasts are supported by the Scottish Government.

    • 8 min
    Skills For Life

    Skills For Life

    Nicolle, a home economics teacher in Falkirk, shares her experiences of teaching transferable skills – from cooking to financial management. We hear how she’s making a positive difference in a career that shapes students’ lives every day.

    Want to help shape young minds? Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out more. The ‘Why Teach’ podcasts are supported by the Scottish Government.

    • 8 min
    My True Vocation

    My True Vocation

    We hear from Lisa who teaches in Paisley – a journalist who switched to a career teaching English. She shares what teaching means to her, the route she took to find her true vocation, and reflects on how personal experiences with her own teachers shaped how she teaches today.

    Want to help shape young minds? Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out more. The ‘Why Teach’ podcasts are supported by the Scottish Government.

    • 9 min
    Shaping Lives

    Shaping Lives

    Lyndsay, a biology teacher in Edinburgh, describes her job as rewarding, challenging and interesting. She discusses why she became a teacher, strategies and advice for effective learning, and the support available to help you progress in your career.

    Want to help shape young minds? Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out more. The ‘Why Teach’ podcasts are supported by the Scottish Government.

    • 9 min
    Switching To Primary

    Switching To Primary

    Leon, a primary school teacher in Aberdeen, shares his decision to change career paths at university to follow his passion in teaching. Hear about Leon’s everyday experiences, job satisfaction, and how he makes a difference to young people’s lives.

    Want to help shape young minds? Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out more. The ‘Why Teach’ podcasts are supported by the Scottish Government.

    • 10 min
    Ever thought about becoming a teacher?

    Ever thought about becoming a teacher?

    Listen to our ‘Why Teach?’ podcast series as we travel to classrooms around Scotland. We hear from five teachers about why they chose to teach, what motivates them, and why you should consider a career in teaching. Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out how teaching can make you. This series is brought to you by the Scottish Government.

    • 1 min

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