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We’re 8th for education!

The Guardian published its 2023 University Guide this week and we’re delighted that education courses at Brighton are placed 8th in the UK – a climb of 26 places. The University of Brighton has been educating professionals, including teachers, researchers, early years practitioners, youth workers and teaching assistants, for over 100 years. We’re proud of…

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Getting creative in the first week of term

Students on our Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) had a great start to their university studies as part of the Belong at Brighton week. To ensure they quickly settled in, course leader Dr Lesleann Whiteman, arranged a day of bonding activities supported by the School of Education’s technicians Sam and Kayleigh. This was just…

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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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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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Brighton research making a world-leading impact, major review finds

The university has been recognised for research of “world-leading quality” which has “outstanding impact” on people’s lives by the UK’s HE funding bodies. The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) published Thursday 12 May 2022 show that the university’s researchers have produced research consistently rated as world leading. In particular, the university has been recognised for…

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International Scholarships for students starting in September 2022

The University of Brighton International Scholarship fund is open to applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students who hold an offer to study on a full-time course with us starting in September 2022. This scholarship was set up to support international students to make a positive impact on their studies and will be awarded as a…

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Upcoming events for offer holders

University of Brighton applicant days are a great way to learn more about the course you’ve applied for and what we have to offer. If you’re an offer holder for our Education BA(Hons) or Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) we have in-person events taking place on our Falmer campus on: Wednesday 9 March Saturday…

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Forest School field trip for Early Childhood Education and Care BA students

Students studying our Early Childhood Education and Care BA (Hons) recently visited the Mohair Centre Forest School as part of an enrichment activity to support core modules taught across all years. Run by one of our experienced early years’ practitioners, Jacky Webb, the forest school comprises a nursery for one to four-year-olds, as well as…

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New article published on the Bera blog

Congratulations to Dr Jodi Roffey-Barentsen for her recent article published on the Bera blog entitled ‘To EdD or not to EdD: Why is the Doctor of Education programme becoming increasingly popular among educational professionals?’ Co-written with Iona Burnell from UEL, the article considers why EdD programmes, which they both teach & supervise on, are becoming…

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