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National scholarship fund for teachers: round 3 - handbook

The aim of the National Scholarship Fund for Teachers is to provide an opportunity for teachers to deepen their specialist or subject knowledge and renew their passion for teaching. The primary aim of the fund is to create expectations within the teaching profession about the importance of scholarship to enhance the public's perception that teachers, alongside university academics, are seen as the guardians of the intellectual life of the nation.

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The aim of the National Scholarship Fund for Teachers is to provide an opportunity for teachers to deepen their specialist or subject knowledge and renew their passion for teaching.

The Schools White Paper ‘The Importance of Teaching’ published on 24 November 2010 announced the Government’s intention to establish a National Scholarship Fund for Teachers to extend their specialist or subject knowledge of English, mathematics or science.

The primary aim of the fund is to create expectations within the teaching profession about the importance of scholarship to enhance the public’s perception that teachers, alongside university academics, are seen as the guardians of the intellectual life of the nation.

Includes:

  • Introduction
  • The third round
  • Eligibility
  • Application guidance
  • Payment

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