Education studies and teaching news at Brighton

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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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Education studies fieldtrip to the Childcare and Education Expo

A group of students studying Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) and Education BA(Hons) degrees recently went on a field trip to the Childcare and Education Expo in London, the UKs largest education event, which offers a range of features and opportunities for attendees to enhance their professional development, network with peers and explore innovative…

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Join us for an applicant event!

If you’ve applied for an undergraduate course starting this September learn more about the course and get to know us better at our events for applicants and offer holders. Upcoming events for education and teaching applicants applicants: Wednesday 21 February 2024 Wednesday 20 March 2024  Saturday 27 April 2024 Learn more and book your place.

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University of Brighton 2023 Highlights

2023 has been another extraordinary year at the University of Brighton with world-leading research, major awards and new facilities for our students, staff and the community. Check out some of the highlights from our incredible Brighton students, staff and alumni in our 2023 review. Season’s greetings and a happy new year!

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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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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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‘Checking in with You’ survey results

Thank you to all the School of Education students who took the time to complete the ‘Checking in with You survey’ we ran in May and June – this is the second year we have carried out this survey.   The survey asked a series of questions on students’ feelings on the themes of belonging, self-confidence…

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Moving on up: Brighton climbs again in latest Complete University Guide

Brighton rose to 68 in the rankings – an overall improvement of 13 places on last year – and has now climbed a total of 44 places over the last three years. The university has also been ranked seventh in the south-east and in the top 60 nationally for graduate outcomes, reflecting the proportion of…

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