As part of our (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE trainee teachers attend various field trips throughout the year, visiting a number of Christian and non-Christian places of worship, including churches, mosques, synagogues and Buddhist centres. Continue reading
On the (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE, we consider a range of creative teaching and learning strategies that seek to engage pupils and support them in making progress. Continue reading
As part of their university-based work, trainee teachers from our (Secondary) English PGCE and (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE routes recently attended a workshop hosted by guest speaker Tom Jackson from the Holocaust Education Trust. The Trust aims to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons that can be learned for today. Continue reading
Trainee teachers studying at on the (Secondary) Geography PGCE recently spent a day in London visiting the Natural History Museum and the Royal Geographical Society. 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.
Trainee teachers studying on the (Secondary) Geography PGCE recently took part in a day of enhancement and enrichment activities with year 9 and 10 pupils from local partnership schools. Continue reading
Join us on Wednesday 28 February 2018 for the Falmer Campus Masters Open Evening.
This is a great opportunity to find out more about our postgraduate routes in education studies and teacher training, talk to staff and current students, and take a look around the campus.
For full details and to book your place go to the University of Brighton website.
Lesley Butterworth, General Secretary of The National Society for Education for Art and Design (NSEAD) recently presented to (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE students about the work of the art subject organisation and the place of art and design in the curriculum. Continue reading
Students from our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE and (Secondary) Modern Foreign Languages PGCE attended the performance for schools production of Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte at Glyndebourne Opera in October.
After the show students took part in a bespoke workshop led by renowned composer and conductor Howard Moody who was also joined by opera director, Simon Lorio and Glyndebourne singers. Continue reading