Two 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
Partner Schools who wish to offer placements for school-based training can now access electronic versions of our Primary and Secondary brochures. Continue reading
Lorraine Harrison, head of the University of Brighton’s School of Education and assistant head, Mark Price, travelled to Guernsey last week to celebrate the partnership with the States of Guernsey Education Department.
As part of the celebrations plaques were unveiled during the trip at the Education Department and the College of Further Education. Continue reading
We’re delighted that Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has today announced that the University of Brighton has been chosen to lead the expansion of the Troops to Teachers programme. Read the full story.
Raised expectations and the use of a wide range of intervention strategies have had a very positive impact on trainees’ performance on placement so far this year.
Analysis of interim placement grades across our primary and secondary courses suggest that the Partnership is Continue reading
As we approach the final phase of the new PGCE primary course, and as students enter the most demanding period of their initial teacher education, it is timely to review some of the ways that schools have contributed to and shaped the new school based programme.
DEVELOPING AND DESIGNING THE PGCE PRIMARY PROGRAMME Continue reading
Recruitment is well underway for high quality School Direct candidates to start their programme in September 2014/15.
Due to the success of this year’s programme we are aiming to expand our numbers and we are currently on track to increase by 300%. We are continuously improving our provision and have an established a school-led steering group that ensures that these improvements are relevant and shaped by school needs.
In response to feedback from schools we have recently developed a new School Direct Support Tutor role. This means that school partners have a dedicated university member of staff allocated to them who acts as the first point of liaison for all communications. This enables a responsive and flexible approach to the diversity of school needs within the partnership.
Not yet involved with School Direct? Find out how you can get involved for 2015/16.
The first cohort of the DfE funded ‘Troops to Teachers’ (TtT) programme has been recruited. The trainees began their studies in January and they are all currently placed in school settings across the country.
The delivery schools employ the TtT trainee as a non-qualified member of the teaching staff and the university pays a £12,780.80* salary grant (per annum) directly to the school to subsidise the salary costs. The University of Brighton is leading the Troops to Teachers consortium of seven universities who provide the training. Continue reading