WoW Bronze Statement
I choose to pursue a course in Education Studies and Physical Education at university for the reason that my ambition is to have a career in either in the sports industry or teaching physical education. The main reasoning for this is because this career will allow me to pass on my enjoyment and enthusiasm towards physical education on to others, which I feel strong about.
My three key strengths include my ability to use ICT, effective team work and leadership. All these abilities I feel have a huge importance and role to me as I am considering a career as a teacher, all which can be of an excellent use towards this career in my future. An example of these can be taken from experience and achievements that have occurred to me. My ability to use ICT can be demonstrated through my GCSE and AS grades; I choose to study ICT as a specific subject at both these levels. Throughout these studies I gained proficient use of many software and applications such as; Microsoft Office Excel, Office, Access and PowerPoint. From these I have the ability to produce professional databases, spreadsheets, powerpoints as well as other professional documents. This ability is beneficial particularly in relation to producing resources for lessons. From other previous experience I have been able to gain a high level of leadership, another key aspect to teaching. As captain of my secondary schools 1st XI hockey team, I felt it is important to lead by example, not only with personal fitness and coordination but also commitment and ‘being a good team member’. Also In school and in my club, my involvement with the junior teams has enabled me to gain my leadership skills and become a more confident person; this was gained though the opportunity of assisting in sports activities and events for local primary schools in my area.
Whilst I am an efficient leader, I would like to develop my decision making. In the last two years whilst undertaking a number of important life...