A whistleblower who exposed Britain’s worst child sex scandal has called for more education and training to spot early signs of abuse during a student lecture.
Youth worker Jayne Senior who revealed how 1,400 children had been abused in Rotherham said: “We must all work together to ensure nothing like this ever happens again. We need more education and training…to look for the signs.”
Everyone in schools, she said, should receive more training “from teachers to dinner ladies”. Continue reading
On Saturday 11 March the fourth Family Fun Day took place on the Falmer campus.
This annual event is for all parents who study at Falmer and was attended by students studying education, humanities, health science and social science degrees with the invite extended to their children and partners. University staff members and their children were also invited. Continue reading
To mark International Women’s Day in 2018 we are celebrating the achievements of just some of the academics working here at Brighton. Continue reading
Bursaries of £40,000 are being offered to ex-service personnel to train as teachers in a new scheme that will replace the Troops to Teachers Programme, launched at the University of Brighton in 2013.
The bursaries will provide veterans of all three services – British Army, Royal Navy and the RAF – with greater flexibility. Once they leave the service they will be able to train as teachers, while still receiving financial support. Continue reading
As part of our (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE trainee teachers attend various field trips throughout the year, visiting a number of Christian and non-Christian places of worship, including churches, mosques, synagogues and Buddhist centres. Continue reading
On the (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE, we consider a range of creative teaching and learning strategies that seek to engage pupils and support them in making progress. Continue reading
As part of their university-based work, trainee teachers from our (Secondary) English PGCE and (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE routes recently attended a workshop hosted by guest speaker Tom Jackson from the Holocaust Education Trust. The Trust aims to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons that can be learned for today. Continue reading
Trainee teachers studying at on the (Secondary) Geography PGCE recently spent a day in London visiting the Natural History Museum and the Royal Geographical Society. Continue reading
Applying to university and deciding which course to study can be tough, but here at Brighton, the School of Education is using social media to offer applicants extra support and advice. Continue reading