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Senior Lecturer to Speak in Parliament

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe will be presenting in a UK Parliament session tomorrow sharing his research evidence in the formal meeting (oral evidence session): Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum. The parliamentary session is a response to two huge public petitions seeking to transform curriculum teaching and learning around race, and particularly with learning…

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Students’ artwork features in online exhibition

Work produced by students Laura Andrews and Polly Baker is part of a new virtual exhibition showcasing the best of contemporary painting and works on paper by artists working in Sussex today. Laura and Polly had a Teaching Artists Residency at Glyndebourne earlier this year as part of our ongoing partnership with their education team….

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My day – studying with blended learning

Hello everyone, my name is James, and I am a third-year Primary Education student here at the University of Brighton. I have been super busy since September and thought I’d create this blog describing my typical day in Brighton.

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Podcast: Pippa Totraku and teacher training

Pippa Totraku, the Lead for Planning and Admissions in the School of Education, discusses why Brighton is the choice for teacher training. Pippa also talks about the rewards of teaching as a profession and the new found appreciation for teachers, after lockdown forced many parents to home school for the first time. Listen via Apple Podcasts,…

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Podcast: Dr Marlon Moncrieffe

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, discusses his new book on decolonising the curriculum, the importance of teaching black British history in schools. Dr Moncrieffe also gives an update on his Black-British Champions in Cycling project, which has received global attention, and how he’s developing it into a worldwide study. Listen…

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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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New publication – Completing Your EdD: The Essential Guide to the Doctor of Education

Congratulations to lecturer Jodi Roffey-Barentsen on her new publication co-written with Iona Burnell, from University of East London entitled Completing Your EdD: The Essential Guide to the Doctor of Education.

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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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Laura and Polly at Glyndebourne

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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