As part of their inter-placement period trainee teachers studying our Secondary Art and Design PGCE visited the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester to look around the exhibitions and attend workshops. Read More
With an increasing number of diagnosed conditions and learning barriers being recorded in further education, trainees studying our Further Education and Training (FET) PGCE recently attended a workshop with guest lecturer Kate Lambert, Curriculum Leader for Access at Greater Brighton Metropolitan College. Read More
Philanthropy at the university rewards and advances academic excellence through research funding and merit prizes.
Over 100 guests, including students, staff, alumni, donors and supporters came together to celebrate at our annual celebration event in February to applaud the achievements of students who have won scholarships, awards or funding over the past year.
Primary Education (5-11 years) BA(Hons) with QTS student Eleanor Watson received a Merit Scholarship.
Ellie said the one thing she knew for certain when she left school was that she did not want to be a teacher! She comes from a long line of teachers and was determined not to follow in her family’s footsteps. Thankfully, she eventually realised that teaching dance is the job for her. Read More
Sarah, our Deputy Head of School (Partnership and Engagement), talks about her career and why Brighton is such a great place to train to teach. She also discusses how to make teacher training even more accessible.
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Trainee teachers studying on our (Secondary) English PGCE and (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE recently spent the day exploring the Holocaust, critically examining how they might use fiction, poetry and film to teach the topic. The day emphasised the importance of cross-curricular work in secondary schools.’ Read More
Recent graduate Gemma Batchelor tells us about her journey studying on our Education MA course.
Creators of some of the country’s best-known children’s fiction told University of Brighton School of Education students how writing and drawing are not as straight forward as they may seem.
Illustrator Nick Sharratt, winner of the Children’s Book Award, and Sophy Henn, picture book maker and University of Brighton graduate, spoke to students as part of ‘READ TO INSPIRE’, an annual event for the University’s Primary PGCE and Early Years trainee teachers.
The two explained just how complex creating can be: “Picture fiction are complex narratives where both word and image work together to form more than the sum of the parts.” Read More
“Learning outside the classroom through adventurous activities is known to have significant educational benefits. It helps children develop technical, intellectual and social skills by overcoming challenges and sharing decisions.”
This is the view of Principal Lecturer Dr Gary Stidder, leader of the Physical Education PGCE, in an article he has written for The Conversation.
The government has announced a support package for training FE staff that includes tax-free bursaries worth up to £26,000 for teachers. This is great news for those looking to study on our Further Education and Training PGCE.
Eligible shortage subjects include maths, sciences, engineering, manufacturing, computing and English, with funding also available for teachers training to teach learners with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in 2020-21. A total of £11 million is being made available in grants and bursaries.
Find out more in this TES article.