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Raising the aspirations of GCSE photography students

Around 40 GCSE photography students from Fareham Academy visited the university to take part in photography workshops run by our PGCE Art and Design trainee teachers. The students spent all day on campus and worked in groups that rotated, so they could each participate in four workshops using the university’s specialist photography equipment. The workshops…

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Exhibition celebrates art and design in the classroom

Student teachers on our Secondary Art and Design PGCE held an exhibition in the University’s Checkland building at Falmer to celebrate the end of their course. The student teachers were asked to select three projects they had planned and delivered during their school-based training. Their decisions were based on schemes that they felt best represented…

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My MA research has made a real impact

Having been a qualified primary teacher for six years and in education for 10 years, Theresa Nimoh, decided to study an MA. She chose the Education MA at Brighton to ‘deepen her knowledge of teaching and learning’. Following the MA Theresa submitted an article on her MA research project to an academic magazine – the…

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Teacher training at Brighton ‘Outstanding’ in latest Ofsted Inspection.

University of Brighton’s teacher training programmes have been rated as Outstanding and Good by Ofsted following our recent inspection. The report, published this week, rated the university’s Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Partnership as ‘Outstanding’ for the Primary and Secondary age-phase and ‘Good’ for Early Years and Further Education. The outcome further underlines Brighton’s reputation as…

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Trip to a forest school

First year students from our Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) visited a forest school to support their studies. The Mohair Centre is located in Lewes, East Sussex and is a farm-based Forest School that offers child care as well as training for education professionals. Linked to their year 1 modules, the students were able…

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Final year students share their university top tips at conference

Students from all years of our Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) degree were united at their end of year conference. The annual conference enables final year students to share their ‘pearls of wisdom’ and includes sessions focussing on employability and round table discussions. The conference was opened by Course Leader Dr Lesleann Whiteman, Principal…

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A boost for your uni journey

If you’re joining us this September you could get help with halls costs, travel, parking and laptop loans. And if you’re looking for flexible part-time work, we can help with that too! University of Brighton has launched a package of funding, support and other services worth up to £1,750 to new students starting their courses…

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How the Education MA refreshed my passion for teaching

Nick Huxley trained as a teacher at the University of Brighton in 2011 on our Primary Education (3-7) PGCE. During his 13-year teaching career he has been an EYFS class teacher and year leader, and taught in primary years 2 to 4. He currently teaches year 4 and is computing curriculum subject lead. Nick returned…

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University of Brighton selected to pilot new teacher degree apprenticeship scheme

University of Brighton selected as one of eight providers in England to deliver a new undergraduate Teacher Degree Apprenticeship as part of a DoE pilot. The Teacher Degree Apprenticeship will offer a fee-free, salaried route to become qualified teachers. University of Brighton will welcome apprentices from 2025–26 and aims to recruit up to 25 of…

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Art workshop encourages new ways of looking, making and thinking

We were delighted to welcome Bill Leslie, from Leap Then Look, to the university to deliver student workshops. The workshops were attended by student teachers on our Art and Design PGCE and undergraduate primary teaching courses and funded by Belong at Brighton. The workshops provided the student teachers with a unique and innovative experience of…

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