Simon Spencer, Course Director of the Secondary Education PGCE programmes in the Faculty of Education, Law and Social Sciences is joining the panel of experts taking part in a live Guardian web chat on 2nd September between 1pm until 4pm. The theme is ‘Acing your teacher Training’ and the discussion will be centred around the question ‘What does it take to be top of the class as a trainee teacher?’ This should appeal to anyone interested in starting an initial teacher training course or indeed currently training to be a teacher. Questions can be posted online at the Guardian site.
Simon Spencer is the PGCE Secondary Course Director at Birmingham City University, training teachers in a range of secondary school subject routes with a particular emphasis on arts subjects. Prior to that he worked for 17 years in secondary and further education as a head of department. Simon’s subject specialism is drama and theatre.