Online peer mentors

the students holding their certificates

L to R: Lisa Glassey, Mel Gill (SSGT) Laura Scott and Michael Murphy

A School of Education online peer-to-peer mentoring project has reached the end of a successful pilot.

The project was set up for students studying on our part-time work-based learning courses to support them through their first year of study. Students in the final year of the same programmes volunteered to provide support using their own knowledge and experience of the course, and being a student at Brighton. They were supported by the school’s Student Support and Guidance Tutors (SSGTs). Read More

We all need training to tackle child abuse

A whistleblower who exposed Britain’s worst child sex scandal has called for more education and training to spot early signs of abuse during a student lecture.

Youth worker Jayne Senior who revealed how 1,400 children had been abused in Rotherham said: “We must all work together to ensure nothing like this ever happens again. We need more education and training…to look for the signs.”

Everyone in schools, she said, should receive more training “from teachers to dinner ladies”. Read More

Part-time work-based education degrees open days

We will be hosting two open evenings for our part-time work based education degrees on the following dates:

  • Saturday 3 February 2018, 2pm–5pm
  • Wednesday 21 March 2018, 5.30pm–7.30pm

These events are a great opportunity for non-qualified teaching staff to find out about our flexible undergraduate education degrees, ideal for studying alongside work commitments.

Find out more and book your place here.