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We’re School of the Year!

At last nights Brighton Students’ Union Awards the School of Education was voted School of the Year for the second year running. We received the award for working closely with the Students’ Union to encourage and develop student engagement, through creating new and innovative ways for our students to co-design their experience and supporting the…

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Join our Education MA online event: Thursday 16 July, 5-6.30pm

Want to find out more about studying our Education MA? Join us at this online event to learn more about the programme and ask course leader, Soo Sturrock, any questions you may have.

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Podcast: Catching up with Sarah Fitzjohn-Scott

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…

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IBBY exhibition visits the Falmer campus

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.

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…

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Exciting research opportunity!

The University of Brighton is currently offering schools the opportunity to engage in beneficial research. A small-scale study is being conducted by the School of Education to develop understanding of the role of textbooks within mathematics teaching. Through a combination of observation and interviews, this research seeks to explore how teachers make sense of textbook…

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Life as a newly qualified teacher

Recent Primary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS graduate Jegasaini Kumaradevan shares with us how her year as a newly qualified teacher (NQT) is going.

NQT Conference 2018

The School of Education NQT conference will take place on Monday 19 February 2018 from 1pm – 6pm at the university’s Falmer campus.

Autumn NQT Conference

The School of Education will be hosting their autumn NQT conference on Wednesday 28th September 2016. Come along and meet tutors and other NQTs plus take advantage of 1:1 sessions and listen to inspirational speakers. Click here for more information and to book your place

Support during the NQT year and beyond

Our teacher training graduates achieve excellent rates of employment which are consistently above the sector average. Over 100 of our current final year trainees have already advised us of teaching posts that they have secured for when their course finishes this summer.

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