School of Education

Graduate highlights of studying the Education BA at Brighton

We caught up recently with alumni Kallan Thomas, Michela Marazzi and Guy Horseman who told us  about  their highlights of studying the Education BA(Hons) at Brighton and what they have been up to since graduation.

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A day in the life of a Primary Education with QTS student

Meet James, one of our teacher training students as he gives us an inside guide on studying Primary Education with QTS at the Falmer campus and shows us what it’s like to live in student accommodation. Curious about this course? Find out more on the university website

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Supporting SEN in the FET Sector

With an increasing number of diagnosed conditions and learning barriers being recorded in further education, trainees studying our Further Education and Training (FET) PGCE recently attended a workshop with guest lecturer Kate Lambert, Curriculum Leader for Access at Greater Brighton Metropolitan College.

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Podcast: Catching up with Sarah Fitzjohn-Scott

Sarah, our Deputy Head of School (Partnership and Engagement), talks about her career and why Brighton is such a great place to train to teach. She also discusses how to make teacher training even more accessible. ​Listen to the podcast by clicking ‘play’ in the link below. Alternatively, most of the interview is transcribed on…

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Trainees embark on exciting Glyndebourne opportunity

Two of our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE trainees have been selected by world-leading opera house Glyndebourne to take part in the 2019 Visual Artist teacher residency this summer.

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Santander Universities helps fund incredible placement opportunity

Thanks to the help of the International experience fund, our Education BA student Shannon Reed recently experienced the placement of a lifetime in Nepal. Following her successful application and impressing the panel, Shannon was awarded £750 towards her international placement.

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Incredible placement opportunities for our Education BA students

Our Education BA continues to offer students a wide variety of enriching placement opportunities to develop key skills and enjoy unmissable experiences. The School of Education staff team are committed to ensuring that each student has the freedom to pursue their individual interests and passions whilst choosing a personalised placement that benefits their learning.

Early Childhood Education and Care voluntary placement

Second year student, Amy Thayre, studying on the Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons), will be embarking on a voluntary placement at a Dali Kindergarten in China this summer.

Education BA Placement Opportunities

Second year students studying the Education BA (Hons) are set to embark on their eight-week placements this February. Placement learning is a key aspect of the course and students have two separate opportunities to deepen their understanding in different educational settings.  The course prides itself on the freedom it offers and students are encouraged to…

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Early Childhood Education and Care BA Placements

The wide variety of placement opportunities available is a distinctive feature of the Early Childhood Education and Care BA which allows students to explore potential career paths and build their CVs. This year, during semester 2, 20 second year students will embark on their placements as part of the module ‘Understanding Young Children and Young…

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