The School of Education Curriculum Centre is delighted to have yet again been chosen to display a collection of children’s books from the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).
IBBY is a non-profit organisation founded in Switzerland in 1953, which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together.
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The School of Education’s Curriculum Centre was delighted to have again been chosen to host the International Board of Books for Young People (IBBY) biennial touring exhibition.
IBBY is a non-profit organisation which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together.
The exhibition is a selection of recently published, outstanding books for young people with disabilities which has three categories: specialised formats such as sign language, Braille, tactile and dyslexia friendly; universal access which includes wordless picture books; portrayals of disability which includes picture books, fiction and non-fiction. The exhibition has visited many countries including Italy, Japan, USA, China, Ireland, Slovakia and Greece. 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.
The University of Brighton is celebrating its 10th year of providing professional qualifications for early years’ practitioners.
Early Years Professional Status was introduced by the government in 2007 with the aim of raising the standards in early years education through high-quality graduate-led provision. The programme has evolved over time and graduates are now awarded Early Years Teacher Status, with entry requirements as for primary teaching. Continue reading
Congratulations to staff from our early years subject team, Erica Evans, Kath Taylor and Deborah Price on the recent release of their new resource pack titled ‘First steps: Activities to explore human rights with 3-5 year olds’. Continue reading