The teaching profession offers the possibility of generous funding to help with the costs of training, a choice of different kinds of school to work in across the UK, and good prospects for progression, promotion and salary increases – not to mention the chance to help develop the potential of children and young people. You could also make direct use of your degree and teach a subject you love. No wonder teaching is so popular, but that means you could be up against stiff competition for training places and jobs. Put yourself in the best possible position to get hired with the help of our advice on applications, interviews and personal statements, and pick up ideas about where a career in education could take you. There are various different routes to qualification to choose from, and you’ll find out more about them all here as well as tips to get you a place on the course you want.