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Senior Lecturer to Speak in Parliament

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe will be presenting in a UK Parliament session tomorrow sharing his research evidence in the formal meeting (oral evidence session): Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum. The parliamentary session is a response to two huge public petitions seeking to transform curriculum teaching and learning around race, and particularly with learning…

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Students’ artwork features in online exhibition

Work produced by students Laura Andrews and Polly Baker is part of a new virtual exhibition showcasing the best of contemporary painting and works on paper by artists working in Sussex today. Laura and Polly had a Teaching Artists Residency at Glyndebourne earlier this year as part of our ongoing partnership with their education team….

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Podcast: Pippa Totraku and teacher training

Pippa Totraku, the Lead for Planning and Admissions in the School of Education, discusses why Brighton is the choice for teacher training. Pippa also talks about the rewards of teaching as a profession and the new found appreciation for teachers, after lockdown forced many parents to home school for the first time. Listen via Apple Podcasts,…

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Podcast: Dr Marlon Moncrieffe

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, discusses his new book on decolonising the curriculum, the importance of teaching black British history in schools. Dr Moncrieffe also gives an update on his Black-British Champions in Cycling project, which has received global attention, and how he’s developing it into a worldwide study. Listen…

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Apply now for you PGCE

Applications to start your postgraduate primary or secondary teacher training next September open today – Monday 12 October – on UCAS Teacher Training. Our postgraduate courses offer routes to becoming an early years, primary, secondary and further education teacher. We were rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in our most recent inspection for early years, primary and…

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Glyndebourne partnership for PGCE students

The Art and Design PGCE course at the University of Brighton has worked in partnership with the education team at Glyndebourne Opera for several years. In October each year, Glyndebourne invite students and the course team to attend the performance for schools opera, which is part of their tour programme.  The performance introduces young people from…

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Talk to us about clearing

Its A Level results day!  We want to wish you the best of luck and let you know that at Brighton, we’re here to talk through your options. If you’re having a think about what to do next, or considering a change of direction, find out how we can help you through Clearing and feel…

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Decolonising the Curriculum Issue 3

A new issue of Decolonising the Curriculum, teaching and learning about race equality, is out now. Content is written by University of Brighton staff, students and alumni. Features in the July issue include: Black Lives Matter in Education, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning The ‘N’ Word: Are Trainee Teachers prepared to teach about race and inequality?…

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Starting your course in 2020?

We know you’re going to have a brilliant time here. There’s a lot to think about before starting university so we have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Start getting ready…

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What’s your view on the reopening of schools?

Parents, carers and people who work in schools are being asked for their views on returning to school. The survey is being conducted by the University of Brighton’s Centre of Resilience for Social Justice. Dr Suna Eryigit-Madzwamuse, Senior Research Fellow in the School of Health Sciences, said: “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused severe disruption to…

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