School of Sport and Service Management

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Webinar with David Timms from Chelsea Football Club

Our careers service is running a series of weekly webinars aimed at students and recent graduates. On Wednesday 21 October at 10am the webinar features David Timms who is Senior Business Development Manager at Chelsea Football Club. David Timms is a University of Brighton Graduate, from our Business Studies with Marketing course. Come along to…

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Time for action on vitamin D

A study by the University of Brighton and Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) has found that more needs to be done to prevent vitamin D deficiency in care home residents, as the public is reminded to take the supplement this winter. The article for the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Nutrition, Prevention & Health, written…

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Apply now for you PGCE

Applications to start your postgraduate Dance or Physical Education teacher training next September open today – Monday 12 October – on UCAS Teacher Training. We also offer routes to becoming an early years, primary and further education teacher plus a range of other subjects at secondary level. We were rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in our…

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Street surfing and Kinball

PGCE and School Direct Physical Education trainee teachers were introduced to the new craze sweeping across the UK when they took part in a street surfing workshop as part of the induction programme. Many young people are physically active out of school engaging in activity on wheels such as mountain biking, BMX biking, skateboarding, in-line…

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Journalism students investigate life under Covid-19

Journalism students got their first bylines by the end of Welcome Week as they launched a unique investigation into life under Covid-19 for our student-run journalism website overtimeonline.co.uk.  The first years interviewed freshers across England and Wales, as well as at universities in Spain, Italy, Malta, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands, to hear about their experiences. The…

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Disability sport awareness training

PGCE and School Direct Trainee physical education teachers took part in disability sport awareness training as part of their course induction. The students learnt about the games of Boccia, sit-down volleyball, new age kurling, goal ball and parachute games. The emphasis of the day was on equity and inclusion in physical education and the training…

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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 Secondary Dance PGCE and Secondary Physical Education PGCE programmes Our 600 partnerships offering you placement opportunities in large, small, urban and rural settings tax-free bursaries and scholarships. Plus ask any questions you may have about studying with…

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Teaching Physical Education in Pandemic Times

As pupils return to schools after a six month absence due the outbreak of Covid-19 the teaching of physical education in secondary schools will present a number of major challenges for teachers during these pandemic times. Those are views of Principal Lecturer Dr Gary Stidder in an article due to be published by the Association…

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Student joins CIMSPA Youth Panel

Final year Sport Management BSc(Hons) student Farran Leach has been appointed to the CIMSPA Youth Panel for 12 months. CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) is the professional development body the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and,…

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Inclusive practice in Physical Education

PGCE and School Direct trainee PE teachers experienced an inclusive practice workshop run in association with Albion in the Community. The aim of the day was to give the trainees a greater understanding of more inclusive approaches to teaching physical education. The workshop covered both theoretical and practical aspects of teaching pupils with additional learning…

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