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Postgraduate Train to Teach event

Come and meet us at our Falmer campus on Thursday 13 October from 5.30pm – 7.30pm  for the postgraduate train to teach event, where you will be able to: speak with our friendly staff and student ambassadors about studying at Brighton take a tour of our campus, facilities and specialist classrooms attend talks on our primary, secondary,…

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Trainee teachers receive Primary Science Enhancement Award

Congratulations to four trainee teachers studying our Primary Education (5–11 years) BA(Hons) with QTS  who recently received the Primary Science Enhancement Award for Initial Teacher Education. The Primary Science Teaching Trust has developed the Primary Science Enhancement Award (PSEA) scheme for Initial Teacher Education (ITE). The scheme, now in its second consecutive year, is supported…

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Students complete Glyndebourne residency

For six years the University of Brighton has collaborated with Glyndebourne who offer an artist residency to Art and Design PGCE students. The selected students are granted exclusive access to Glyndebourne – its performances, grounds, staff and rehearsal rooms – and are invited to create an artistic response to their experiences. The residency gives students…

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Walker May Literature Prize

Congratulations to Holly Ayling and Keziah Langston who were recently awarded The Walker May Literature Prize at this year’s Graduation Ceremony. The award was open to students from the School of Education and the School of Humanities and Social Science who demonstrated particular merit in literature through their performance in their children’s and adult literature…

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A wealth of resources for education and teaching students

We pride ourselves on providing a great experience for our students and ensuring they are confident in the classroom, offering an array of facilities and resources that will support their development and learning. Curriculum Centre Our facilities include a curriculum centre which contains more than 30,000 specialist resources for trainee teachers including books, DVDs, games and…

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Starting your course in 2022?

Will you be joining us this September? We know there’s a lot to think about before starting university so have put together some information you will find useful before you arrive and for your first few weeks at uni, to get your student life off to the best possible start. Check our website which will guide…

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Studying an undergraduate teaching degree at Brighton

We recently caught up with Christian Dolan, who has completed his first year on our Primary Education (5–11 years) BA(Hons) with QTS to hear more about his experience training to become a qualified teacher at Brighton. How have you found your first year? I really enjoyed it. The structure and variety that the course has…

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Artist workshop with Michael Brennand-Wood

We were thrilled to have constructed textile artist Michael Brennand-Wood at the university on Saturday to deliver a University of Brighton Art Teachers Organisation (UBATO) workshop. Michael was UBATOs first guest artist to run a full-day workshop and he was warmly welcomed by 35 secondary and primary teachers from the region. The aim of the day…

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Early Childhood Education and Care Conference

Students studying our Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) recently attended their end of year conference. The conference provides an opportunity for students across all three years to share their knowledge, including their experiences on placement and the writing of dissertations. Personal academic tutoring sessions also enabled them to review and reflect on the  academic…

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Teaching the Holocaust

Trainee teachers studying on our (Secondary) English PGCE and (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE recently spent the day exploring the Holocaust, critically examining how they might use fiction, poetry, objects, images and film to teach the topic across their respective subject areas. The day emphasised the importance of cross-curricular work in secondary schools an recognising our common humanity. It was…

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