Well done to School of Education alumni Dominique Atwell who has recently set up a new business, Playhouse Child Care.
Dominique studied here at the School of Education between 2002 and 2006 and has since gained over 12 years classroom experience.
She said: “I’ve always enjoyed working with people, elderly and the young and decided to focus my studying around that, teaching was the perfect fit. Continue reading
Second year student, Amy Thayre, studying on the Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons), will be embarking on a voluntary placement at a Dali Kindergarten in China this summer. 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
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
Recent Primary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS graduate Jegasaini Kumaradevan shares with us how her year as a newly qualified teacher (NQT) is going. Continue reading
The Department for Education (DfE) has recently made changes to the Professional Skills Tests to ensure more talented trainees can get into teaching.
As of 15 February 2018, there will be no limit on the number of tests candidates can take, they will also not incur any cost for their first three attempts.
These changes are great news for aspiring teachers who will be able to begin their training as soon as they are ready.
Read full details about the changes on the DfE website.