Congratulations to our PGCE students who recently held an open evening to showcase work with fellow students, tutors, mentors and families.
A School of Education teaching student produced her personal best to help Great Britain to success in an international meet.
Elise Lovell, a Hastings Athletic Club heptathlete, recorded PBs in four events to help GB’s senior women finish runners-up in the Combined Events International Indoor Match against the Czech Republic, France, Poland and Spain in Prague.
Elise, studying for our Physical Education PGCE, started in athletics at the age of six and later, while at Helenswood School in Hastings, she cleared the long jump pit. Her PE teacher Jane Dallaway spotted Elise’s talent and guided her to Hastings Athletics Club. Continue reading
Secondary PG students have kicked started the second semester by attending our annual mid placement conference held on their first day back after the Christmas break.
Whether you are shortly graduating or already hold a degree and are looking for a career change, the University of Brighton’s informal open evenings are a great way to find out more about your course of interest.
Art and Design PGCE students recently lead workshops with a group of pupils from St Richard’s Catholic College, which included Gelli Printing, Mono and contact printing, simple photogram and light sensitive UV fabric work. Continue reading
Four budding researchers arrived at the Falmer campus last week to present their research to the PGCE Primary cohort.
They were invited by Senior Lecturers Pamela Lewis and Dr Rachel Marks as part of a collaborative project between the University of Brighton, The Open University and pupils from City Whitehawk Academy, Brighton.
The early researchers shared their enquiries, methods, data and findings which were the result of a term long intervention with Dr Liz Chamberlain from the Open University’s Children’s Research Centre. Continue reading
There is a tangible community ethos about Brighton Table Tennis Club (BTTC) (Registered Charity Number 1160103), which was co-founded by Brighton alumnus Tim Holtam (Graduate Teaching Programme 2011) in February 2007.
Tim started the club with fellow former international Table Tennis player, Harry McCarney, as they were keen to share their love of the sport with local disadvantaged young people in Brighton. The club has grown from its modest beginnings with two broken old tables to an umbrella organisation overseeing over 100 tables across the city, and over 1,000 people playing table tennis every week. Continue reading
It’s not too late to use your skills and experience to make a difference as a teacher.
Good teachers are always in demand but STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects at secondary level are particular priorities and attract additional support and higher levels of funding. Continue reading