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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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Working with Children and Young People open evening

Book your place Join us on Tuesday 14 June at our Falmer campus to find out more about the Working with Children and Young People BA(Hons). Our part-time course is for education professionals who work with children and young people and is designed to fit around your work commitments. Our event is a drop-in opportunity…

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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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The Independent Commission on Assessment in Primary Education (ICAPE)

We are pleased to share that School of Education colleagues Dr Rachel Marks and Dr Marlon Lee Moncrieffe have joined The Independent Commission on Assessment in Primary Education (ICAPE), a new independent commission group that has been formed to review assessment in primary schools and propose a new approach. Launched at the beginning of SATS…

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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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