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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 this page.

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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.
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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 pursue their own pathway in an area they are most passionate about. Read More

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 Children’s Services’.

Students will attend placement for 160 hours over a five to ten week period and will be based in organisations such as schools, local authorities, charities and community-led organisations in both the UK and overseas. Read More