Primary mathematics project celebrations

the group sharing their findingsThe University of Brighton has been working with Sussex Coast Teaching School Alliance on a project focussed on driving up attainment in primary mathematics.

A celebration of the impact of the project took place on Tuesday 21 May at the University’s Falmer campus. 16 primary schools from across the city came together to present how the project has improved the mathematics teaching in their schools.

The project was funded by the Department of Education, Strategic School Improvement Fund and brought an additional £150k into Brighton & Hove schools.  Sussex Coast Teaching School Alliance has worked closely with Coldean Primary School and University of Brighton primary mathematics tutors to share expertise in mathematics and spread this knowledge to other schools. Continue reading

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! 

Postgraduate Education Research Conference

The Postgraduate Education Research Conference is an annual event held by the School of Education for students from the Education MA, Guernsey PGCert and EdD programme. The event is also open to final year students from all BA(Hons) and PGCE routes who are interested in further study.

The conference is a celebration of the school’s research community and offers both staff and students the opportunity to come together to share their work, and to support and stimulate each other. Continue reading

The Really Useful PE Book

book-coverTwo University of Brighton academics have published their fourth edited book with Routledge.

Dr Gary Stidder and Sid Hayes have released The Really Useful Physical Education Book: Learning and Teaching across the 11 – 16 age range with contributions from 16 other University of Brighton PE, dance, sport science and sport coaching staff members.

Fully updated in line with the National Curriculum, the second edition of The Really Useful Physical Education Book offers crucial guidance and practical ideas for effective and imaginative lessons. Continue reading

Annual Practical Primary Science Conference: Making Changes

On 18 June the University of Brighton’s School of Education, working in partnership with the Mathematics and Science Learning Centre at the University of Southampton hosted its annual Primary Science Conference.

Over 50 teachers attended the event at the university’s Falmer campus with the overarching theme of ‘Making Changes’. Continue reading