School of Education news

belong at Brighton graphic with student photos

Get ready for uni – live event 28 April

Our 2023 online get ready events will help you prepare for university and offer the opportunity to meet other students who’ll also be joining the School of Education in September. Join us for our school get ready for your course online event to hear about how you can prepare for your subject, and ask any…

Continue Reading

Head shot of Early Childhood Education and Care student Nicole Travnicek

Meet education student, Nicole Travnicek

Nicole Travnicek is currently studying for an Early Childhood Education and Care degree, we caught up with her recently to find out more about why she choose to study this subject and her experience at Brighton so far. Why did you choose to study Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons)? I chose to study my…

Continue Reading

students attending the education field panel Q&A

Education employability day

Students from our Education BA(Hons) and Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) recently attended the school’s annual employability day, which provides a range of enlightening sessions to help prepare them for their upcoming placements as well as a career in the education sector. This year, the event was opened with guest speaker, Dan Keeley –…

Continue Reading

Headshot of Dr Lesleann Whiteman

Meet Dr Lesleann Whiteman

I am the programme lead for Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) degree, my research interest is focused on developing a parent education model that addresses the issue of breaking the cycle of outdated generational parenting practices, which no longer facilitates the holistic development of young children. My journey to teaching The specialised profession of…

Continue Reading

poster artwork - Working Together to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children.

Event brings together social work, education, midwifery, nursing, physio and occupational therapy students

Second-year students on our education undergraduate degrees recently participated in an inter-professional learning event that explored the theme of Working Together to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children. The annual event brings together students from across multiple courses including midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and social work students providing an opportunity for knowledge exchange…

Continue Reading

The lives of teachers poster with picture of pupil and teacher in a classroom

Inaugural lecture with Becky Allen: ‘The Hidden lives of Teachers’

The University of Brighton’s public lecture series returns this spring with a wide-ranging programme of inspiring and educational talks from leading academics. Delivered by newly appointed professors, the lectures will delve into the ground-breaking research Brighton academics are carrying out to address some of the biggest challenges facing people and communities here in Brighton, across…

Continue Reading

graphic saying you'll belong at Brighton

Come to an applicant event

Our applicant events are a great way to learn more about your course after you have applied, to get to know us better and make sure we are the right university for you. To book you’ll need your University of Brighton student number which you’ll find on any emails you’ve received from us about your…

Continue Reading

group shot of everyone's hands together in circle

Creating a cohesive community at a forest school field trip

In keeping with the university’s ‘Belong at Brighton’ ethos, year one students studying our Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) were recently treated with a visit to a local forest school. The field trip was a great activity to allow students to develop a closer comradery and a sense of a learning community while providing…

Continue Reading

students writing on a wipe board

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…

Continue Reading

students painting
1

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…

Continue Reading

1 2
Skip to toolbar