Annabelle Huang

A brief history of your career since leaving the University of Birmingham

After graduating, I went back to my home country, Taiwan, and worked in PR/ Marketing and product/ project management for a year and a half before returning to the UK. I then became a teaching assistant and was trained to become a Business Studies teacher. I now teach KS4 and KS5 pupils.

Skills and knowledge from your postgraduate degree have you used in your career so far

Critical thinking, problem-solving, and data analysis.

Main work activities in your current role

Teaching and coordinating school-wide BTEC courses.

A typical day in your job

Every single moment at work can feel like an emergency situation. Something new is always coming up.

Main challenges in your role

Coping with lack of funding, increased workload and trying to meet PMR targets.

Why did this type of work appeal to you?

There never is a boring moment.

Advice for students looking to enter this area of work?

Keep thinking.