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Apply now for you PGCE

Applications to start your postgraduate primary or secondary teacher training next September open today – Monday 12 October – on UCAS Teacher Training. Our postgraduate courses offer routes to becoming an early years, primary, secondary and further education teacher. We were rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in our most recent inspection for early years, primary and…

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New Publication: Decolonising the History Curriculum

 As Black History Month begins, Senior Lecturer Dr Marlon Moncrieffe has written an article for The Conversation UK. The article discusses how support is needed for white British trainee teachers to effectively teach black British history and how there is a desire to decolonise the curriculum. The article reflects on research carried out as part…

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Postgraduate Train to Teach online event – 25 November

Join us on Wednesday 25 November from 5pm – 7pm for our online event to chat to us about: our primary, secondary and further education PGCEs, Early Years Initial Teacher Training, School Direct programmes and the teaching apprenticeship our 600 partnerships offering you placement opportunities in large, small, urban and rural settings tax-free bursaries and scholarships. To…

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Glyndebourne partnership for PGCE students

The Art and Design PGCE course at the University of Brighton has worked in partnership with the education team at Glyndebourne Opera for several years. In October each year, Glyndebourne invite students and the course team to attend the performance for schools opera, which is part of their tour programme.  The performance introduces young people from…

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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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Inspiration is Everywhere

Two of our art and design trainee teachers visited Angmering School to complete a mural when lockdown restrictions were eased. Caitlin Wood and Polly Baker were invited by Head of Department, Sam Hobbs, to complete the mural having spent a day there working one-to-one with sixth form students earlier in the year. Sam also tutors…

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Mentoring schemes at Brighton

At the University of Brighton, we offer a range of mentoring opportunities to help you get the most out of your time with us. Our mentoring programmes pair you with a professional mentor and provide an opportunity to boost your confidence and gain extra employability skills.

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New Professors of Education

The School of Education are pleased to welcome Professor Becky Allen and Professor Peter Clough who have recently joined our research and enterprise team.

Train to teach event 20 Nov

Postgraduate teacher training Q&A event

Join us on Wednesday 17 June from 3pm – 5pm for our online Q&A event to chat to us about primary, secondary and further education PGCEs, early years initial teacher training, school direct tuition and salaried programmes, our new teaching apprenticeships, placement opportunities, bursaries and scholarships and any other questions you may have. Book your…

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Geography PGCE field work

After returning to university in February, and successfully completing their first phase of school-based training, our secondary Geography PGCE trainees were set the task of planning, running and delivering a piece of field work in the local area for Pupil premium pupils at five of our partnership schools.

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