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
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.
Listen to the podcast by clicking ‘play’ in the link below. Alternatively, most of the interview is transcribed on this page.
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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
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.
Are you a School of Education student or alumni looking to boost your employability?
Perhaps you’d like to find out more about how to network and build connections – in person and via LinkedIn? Do you know what kind of opportunities are available to you?
If these are some of the questions you’ve been asking yourself recently, why not come along to the launch of UoB Connect: Be More.
This is an exciting project designed to help you Be More: Employable, Skilled and Connected.
The event will take place on Thursday 13th February from 12-4pm (come along when you can) and will be held at the American Express Community Stadium in Falmer, Brighton. Read More
Postgraduate study develops your skills, supports your career progression and allows for rich personal development.
The School of Education offers a range of postgraduate opportunities:
- teacher training courses for early years, primary, secondary and further education
- Education MA
- specialist PGCerts
- Education MRes
Find out more at the Falmer campus postgraduate open evening on Wednesday 5 February, 5pm to 8pm.
A teacher who brings something extra special to the classroom has been crowned Apprentice of the Year in the Sussex Business Awards.
Michael Lowe, who successfully completed his Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship at the University of Brighton, completed the programme while at Goldstone Primary School and he is now a fully qualified teacher at the school.
His University tutor said: “Michael’s amazing – a little bit of magic happens in his classroom.”
Lis Bundock, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, added: “When you see Michael teach, you get to witness something very special. His understanding of his pupils and his deep knowledge of curriculum come together to ensure that each child feels valued and believed in. Read More
Michael Lowe and Charlotte Gill started their apprenticeships in September 2018, both working for schools sponsored by Brighton and Hove City Council. As well as achieving Qualified Teacher Status, they have also been awarded a Postgraduate Certificate of Education from the University of Brighton. Both are now working full-time in secondary schools in the area. Read More