Richard Ng

Tech, education, startups, D&I

🧑‍🌾 You're in my digital garden - a tangled web of incomplete and rough thoughts.

There have been 4 changes to Teach First since it was first created (Jan 3, 2021).
Most recent changes*
*N.B. these change messages aren't always optimised for public readability
  • List initial thoughts on Teach First experience and hero complex 1/3/21
  • Link to own experience of Teach First 1/3/21
  • Link from TF to Now Teach 1/3/21
  • Create TF and TFA notes 1/3/21

Teach First

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Teach First is the British equivalent of


  • takes university graduates (and some career-changers - although not as purpose-built for late career changers as )
  • places them in a school serving a socioeconomically deprived community for 2 years

, teaching in a comprehensive school in Walsall.