Professional skills tests day success!

one of the sessionsThe School of Education held another successful Professional Skills Tests Day on the weekend.

The annual event is designed to provide help to applicants who have yet to pass the tests in literature and mathematics. The tests were introduced by the Department for Education to ensure all teachers are competent in numeracy and literacy, regardless of their specialism, and must be successfully completed before starting teacher training. Continue reading

Graduates offered paid apprenticeships

Graduates are being offered paid apprenticeships to work with people who have special educational needs and disabilities.

Downs View SEN Specialist School in Brighton is one of the first in the country to advertise externally for the Post Graduate Teacher Degree apprenticeship posts.

The school is offering the four posts in conjunction with the University and with Brighton and Hove City Council’s apprenticeships team. The apprenticeships come with a salary of £17,208 and, in addition the tuition fees are paid-for – saving each apprentice up to £9,000.

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Another successful day for our Education BA (Hons) students!

Student audience This month, Education BA (Hons) students benefited from our Education Employability Programme. The programme is an annual event that provides our students with a day full of enlightening sessions to help prepare them for a career in the education sector.

This year’s programme ran on 13 February, providing around 30 students with un-missable topics, opportunities, guest speakers and employer panels that were suggested by our Education BA (Hons) students themselves.

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Education MRes and EdD information evenings

Filled bookshelves with woman walking past holding booksFind out more about the Education MRes and EdD at one of our info evenings:

  • Monday 18 March, 4pm-5pm
  • Tuesday 19 March, 5-6pm

Both events take place at the University of Brighton’s Falmer campus.

The sessions will include information about the content of the MRes and the EdD programme as well as what is required for the application. Continue reading

Postgraduate open evening – 12 February

Thinking about training to teach or continuing your professional development?

students walking around the Falmer campusFind out about our postgraduate routes into teaching early years, primary, secondary and further education at our Falmer campus open evening. Plus learn about our Education MA, specialist PGCerts and our Professional Doctorate in Education.

Our friendly staff will be on hand to chat through your options and you can also attend a range of talks.

Don’t miss out – book your place today! 

Glowing Ofsted report for our teacher training courses

The University of Brighton’s established strength in teacher training has been acknowledged in an extremely positive Ofsted report.

Our Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Partnership received ratings of ‘outstanding’ for its Early Years, Primary and Secondary Courses and ‘good’ in Further Education and Training.

This makes the University of Brighton the only university in Sussex and Kent rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted for Early Years, Primary and Secondary Initial Teacher Training. Continue reading

Postgraduate Train to Teach Event November 2018

Smilling Teacher with Students

Are you interested in training to become a teacher or simply want to discover more about a career in teaching?

If you have an undergraduate degree, are in your final year of study or looking for a career change come along to our free postgraduate Train to Teach event on Wednesday 28 November!

The University of Brighton is hosting this unmissable event to provide you with the opportunity to have all of your teacher training questions answered, as well as the chance to meet some of our staff and students. Continue reading

Explore your options through clearing

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow!

If you’ve had a change of heart, or your exams have gone differently from what you expected, clearing is an opportunity to assess your options and explore the possibilities.

If you need help navigating your way through the Clearing process, check out our handy guide. Or call us on 01273 644000, we can help.  Continue reading