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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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Research and Knowledge Exchange Conference

The School of Education is pleased to announce that our annual research and knowledge exchange conference will be returning this summer. Transforming Pedagogy and shaping futures:Using research and knowledge exchange partnerships to create innovative ideas for teaching and learning. Thursday 13 July 2023, 1pm – 7pmUniversity of BrightonFalmer Campus The conference will feature a keynote…

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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…

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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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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…

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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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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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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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