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Education Personal Statement Examples

Our teacher training personal statement examples below, as well as our top rated statements, will inspire you to write your own unique statement, and help you understand how students have successfully gained a place on these courses in the past.

Throughout the first year of the course I have gained 5 merits and 2 pass grades. I enjoy learning and extending my knowledge of children and child development. I have thoroughly enjoyed my work placements, as in the placements I have been able to extend both my practical and theoretical knowledge...
"I shall have poetry in my life. And adventure. Unbiddable, ungovernable, like a riot in the heart, come ruin or rapture." Perhaps one should not begin with the words of another when presenting oneself, but as an actress, utilising the words of others is something that has become second nature...
I have chosen the courses listed because I feel that these will benefit me most in my goal to become a primary school teacher. After experiencing the BA (Hons.) Performance: Theatre at Saint Johns College, York, I decided it was not the course I wanted to do, and that a Primary Education degree would be a better preparation for teaching rather than a one year PGCE course...
I have always been enthusiastic about English. I spent a lot of time reading when I was younger and feel that this benefited me by encouraging me to develop and learn quickly. I had a vivid imagination as a child, possibly influenced by my interest in the captivating work of such authors as Enid Blyton, Roald Dahl and Charles Kingsley...
What particularly captivated me towards working in the area of psychological background is when my younger brother started speaking to his 'imaginary friend'. From observation I noticed he would become aggressive, often throw temper tantrums as he was not able to express himself through neither words nor thoughts...
I have wanted to pursue a career in Primary Education for several years now. I also greatly enjoy my studies of English, having achieved A grades at AS level in both English Literature and English Language, which is why I wish to study this as a specialism...
I have chosen to apply for a degree course in working with children and young people as I enjoy learning and extending my knowledge of children and their development. I have thoroughly enjoyed my work as a qualified nursery nurse, working 5 years with Sure Start, and being heavily involved within a multi disciplinary team, and enjoying the satisfaction achieved through working as a team member and helping and sign posting disadvantages children and their families to the relevant professionals...
Confidence and good communication skills have continuously helped me to interact well with people. Having had many jobs that involve contact with the public, I feel this has allowed me to better these skills through situations that have sometimes challenged me...
As an Early Childhood Studies graduate I feel achieving the Early Year's Professional Status is a natural progression in my career in order to become a competent and professional practitioner. I view the opportunity to gain the status as contributing to high quality practice and raising the standards in the Early Years and making a difference, with the children's holistic development at the centre, enabling them to reach their full learning potential...
Childcare, as well as psychology has fascinated me in all aspects of my school education and this motivated me to enter 6th form; the A levels that I took were based around the mental development of young children...
My interest in young children first began my niece was born while my sister was still living with us. On a daily basis I would help care for the baby and I gained a large sense of my responsibility over those four years...
I first realised that I wanted my future career to be based around working with children completely by accident. I had started a college course which wasn't right for me, and had left during the first year...
. A big passion of mine involves anything remotely creative. I have numerous creative outlets such as card making, jewellery making or even something simple as designing a new house in computer game. My main outlet thought is food...
Whether watching or participating, Sport can be fun, exciting and at times rewarding. This is a personal view, but it is likely to be a view which is shared by other people of all ages. My enthusiasm for Sport first came to light when I was picked to try out for the County Trials, in Netball...
Throughout life, my aspiration in terms of prospective careers has been shared by both education and business. The allure of an education degree to me is the prospect of some day stimulating the minds of young individuals and becoming an influential figure in their lives...
Ever since I could remember I have always wanted to play a big part in children’s education. As I was growing up I could see children of my age in Africa struggling to go to school because of their circumstances...
The best decision I ever made was to leave sixth form for a place in college to complete my A Levels. Here I had the opportunity to study English Language and Literature - the subject area for which I have the most desire and aspiration and wish to take to degree level...
Having a long term goal of working with children, I believe I am particularly suited to a degree in primary education. Coming from a large family with children and pets, I have always been a responsible individual, enjoying babysitting and helping with homework, seeing them as activities rather than chores...
Being the eldest of five I have always been surrounded by children and I have become a natural leader and carer. I think that education is a very important part of childhood, and I believe that primary school years are the most formative...
I find it bitterly ironic that the likes of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky (both of whom were male psychologists) contributed many ideas that revolutionised childcare, yet there is a shortage of males working in this particular field - this is one of many reasons why I would like to pursue a career in primary education...

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