Education studies and teaching news at Brighton

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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…

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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 –…

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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…

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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…

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Education student raises the flag at Royal Albert Hall

First year Education BA(Hons) student, Leo Jordan, was honoured to be one of 80 Royal British Legion Standard Bearers at this year’s Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Leo chats about how they got involved with the Royal British Legion and the honour of being involved with the event: “I have…

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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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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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Education BA conference 10th anniversary

This year marks 10 years of our annual Education BA conference which was rightly themed ‘celebrating students as researchers’. The event, which is aimed at Education BA (Hons) students from all three years, provides our ‘community of learners’ with a unique opportunity to share and celebrate the outcomes of student-led enquiry and research that has…

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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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Education BA placement opportunities

Our Education BA offers students a wide variety of enriching placement opportunities to develop key skills and enjoy unmissable experiences. During their time at Brighton, students will take part in a two-week placement in their first year, followed by an eight-week extended placement in the second year. The education studies team is committed to ensuring…

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