It’s been seven years since Becky Williams graduated from Manchester with a BSc in Developmental Biology with Industrial/Professional experience. Since then, Becky has pursued a PhD, which centred around breast cancer research, before realising that her heart lay with teaching. After becoming her school’s Head of General Science so early on in her career, it’s clear … More If you don’t know what you want to do yet, don’t panic!
Lisa Mart is a peripatetic Teacher of the Deaf and a graduate of the PGDip Deaf Education course at Manchester. Here, she talks about the course and how she found her first job as a Teacher of the Deaf with the help of her course leaders. … More How the PGDip Deaf Education course helped me into my dream job
Jane Beadman is a graduate of the MSc Deaf Education course at Manchester and a Teacher of the Deaf employed by Leicestershire County Council. Here, she reveals why and how she went into deaf education, and gives advice to anyone considering a similar career path. … More How I became a Teacher of the Deaf
Suzy Mangnall is a part-time on-campus student on the PGDip Deaf Education course at Manchester, which is aimed at qualified teachers who want to train as a Teacher of the Deaf. Here, she tells us what a typical day on the course involves. … More A Day in the Life of a Deaf Education Student: Suzy
Kim is a part-time student on the PGDip Deaf Education course at Manchester. Here, she tells us about how she dealt with returning to education after 20 years of working in primary education – and how she overcame a serious illness partway through the course to continue with her studies. … More How I returned to uni and overcame illness to train as a Teacher of the Deaf
Lucia Martin is completing our PGDip in Deaf Education so that she can become a Teacher of the Deaf. This qualification trains teachers to provide focused support to deaf children and their families. We spoke to Lucia about her experience of the course, Manchester, and her aspirations for the future. … More Lucia’s Journey: Training as a Teacher of the Deaf