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Brighton secures national Silver Award for teaching excellence

The University of Brighton has been recognised for the quality of its teaching and student outcomes in a UK-wide evaluation of higher education institutions. The university has today secured a Silver award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award confirms that the student experience and student outcomes across all of the university’s undergraduate provision including…

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Welcome walk with our new undergraduate primary trainees

This week, we welcomed our new and returning undergraduate students back to campus as the academic year begins. As part of their induction and the university’s Belong at Brighton campaign, students studying on our primary teaching degrees took part in a nature walk. The two-hour trek took them across the beautiful South Downs National Park…

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Brighton in the top tier for social and economic benefits

Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) results announced today place the University of Brighton in top tiers for delivering benefits with partners. Research England’s third Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF3) confirmed that Brighton continues to perform highly across key categories. The University achieved a ‘very high’ rating for its research partnerships and public and community engagement, complemented by…

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Get advice for your teaching course application and interview

Thinking of applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate teaching course?   Join one of our online sessions to get top tips for your teaching course application, and interview success! We have online events running in October, November and December. Each event lasts an hour and you’ll: Plus you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions at…

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Meet Education MA graduate: Phil Marsh  

Phil Marsh graduated in 2022 from our Education MA. We recently caught up with him, to find out more about his experience at Brighton and how studying a Master’s has supported him in his career as a teacher.   “Teaching is a profession which makes great demands on our time, but it is also something…

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A welcome return to our PGCE teacher trainees.

It’s been great welcoming new teacher trainees studying one of our postgraduate teaching courses, as they joined us for the first time on campus at the beginning of September. For their first three weeks, and as part of their induction, trainees will take part in various enrichment activities, workshops and field trips which will help…

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Postgraduate Train to Teach event – 2 November

Join us on Thursday 2 November 2023 from 5pm – 7pm for our train to teach event, and chat with us about: To attend this event, please book your place.

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Brighton moves up to 6th for education!

The Guardian University Guide 2024 arrived this week and we’re thrilled that education courses at Brighton are now 6th in the UK in their rankings – a climb of two places! We couldn’t be prouder of all of our achievements in the education subject area: Find out how you can kick-start or develop your career…

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Creative Learning Practices (CLP) – a University of Brighton and National Theatre collaboration

Creative Practices in Primary Education is a research project led by Polly Herbert and Sinead Kennedy from the University of Brighton’s School of Education. The project was produced in partnership with the National Theatre working alongside the university’s Professor Peter Clough, and also primary teachers, senior managers in education, student teachers, senior lecturers in education and…

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Research Symposium returns to the Falmer campus

After two years of being held online the annual School of Education Post-Graduate Student Research Conference was revived as a face-to-face event. The event took place at the University of Brighton’s Falmer campus and was attended by students studying on our Education MA and EdD programme as well as MA alumni and School of Education…

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