UK version of college application personal statement, but written specifically for the teaching profession. This personal statement is essentially a targeted essay based on similar themes, but is directed to the specifics of the application, addressing the individual's perspective in depth. The PGCE personal statement also allows the statement to operate as a support for the application, like a cover letter. Like the college personal statement, its success or failure is based on qualitative analysis by examiners.
Examples of PGCE personal statement: