Interview with Gary Pennick, design and technology teacher
Age 28. Comes from Whitby, North Yorkshire.
Did you originally set out
to be a teacher?
You were happier studying on
a more general course?
Why did you decide on teaching?
Well, while I was doing the degree I became more and more
interested in how people learn, the whole process really.
So I started to think very seriously about teaching then.
How did you get into it?
Then a teaching qualification
And now you're doing it for
What's the best thing about
what you do? Would you
say teaching was a good career to go into?
What about the bad bits?
And the financial rewards?
Have you any advice for someone
considering a career in teaching?
And do you look forward to