Walker-May Literature Prize 2016-17

Congratulations to students, Rosie Heweston, Sheryl Howard and Stacey Hunter on winning the School of Education’s Walker-May Literature Prize 2016-17.

The award is given to students studying Primary Education BA(Hons) with QTS routes who have demonstrated particular merit in Literature as evidenced by:

  • performance in all children’s and adult literature modules
  • reading journals/performances/ICT work/presentations relating to literature
  • personal and academic writing relating to literature.

All students were nominated based on their overall performance in the English subject specialism and grade scores throughout their third year.

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Routledge Prize 2017 winners

Congratulations to students, Jegasaini Kumaradaven and Bethanie Ruston on recently winning the Routledge Prize for 2017.

The Routledge Prize is awarded to School of Education students who, throughout their three years of studying our Primary Education BA (Hons) with QTS routes have demonstrated:

  • outstanding qualities in primary teaching
  • commitment to all aspects of the course
  • a good level of knowledge and understanding in all aspects of the undergraduate study programme.

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Postgraduate Education Research Conference

The Postgraduate Education Research Conference is an annual event held by the School of Education for students from the Education MA, Guernsey PGCert and EdD programme. The event is also open to final year students from all BA(Hons) and PGCE routes who are interested in further study.

The conference is a celebration of the school’s research community and offers both staff and students the opportunity to come together to share their work, and to support and stimulate each other. Continue reading

Falmer Campus Open Day

Open days are a great way to find out about the local area and the campus where you will be studying. You will also be able to hear more about your chosen subject and talk to our staff and current students.

If you are thinking of beginning your studies in 2018 come along to our campus open day on Saturday 1 July.

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Education Research Seminar – 25th May 2017

The Education Research Centre and School of Education present:

Understanding Youth Services reform: beyond the language of austerity

Dr Ian McGimpsey, University of Birmingham 

Thursday 25th May 2017, 3.45 – 5.15pm, Mayfield 129, Falmer Campus

All welcome. This seminar is part of the Working with Children & Young People provision. For full details and to register please go to the event page

Celebrating 10 years of teaching early years professionals

The University of Brighton is celebrating its 10th year of providing professional qualifications for early years’ practitioners.

Early Years Professional Status was introduced by the government in 2007 with the aim of raising the standards in early years education through high-quality graduate-led provision. The programme has evolved over time and graduates are now awarded Early Years Teacher Status, with entry requirements as for primary teaching. Continue reading