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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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Book your place for our Education MA open evening

Join us on Wednesday 4 May from 5.30pm – 7pm to find out about studying our Education MA at this online event. During this event you will be able to: Watch a live presentation with our course team, Dr Soo Sturrock and Dr Alison Barnes Ask any questions you may have about the course and…

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International Scholarships for students starting in September 2022

The University of Brighton International Scholarship fund is open to applications from undergraduate and postgraduate students who hold an offer to study on a full-time course with us starting in September 2022. This scholarship was set up to support international students to make a positive impact on their studies and will be awarded as a…

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Upcoming events for offer holders

University of Brighton applicant days are a great way to learn more about the course you’ve applied for and what we have to offer. If you’re an offer holder for our Education BA(Hons) or Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) we have in-person events taking place on our Falmer campus on: Wednesday 9 March Saturday…

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Forest School field trip for Early Childhood Education and Care BA students

Students studying our Early Childhood Education and Care BA (Hons) recently visited the Mohair Centre Forest School as part of an enrichment activity to support core modules taught across all years. Run by one of our experienced early years’ practitioners, Jacky Webb, the forest school comprises a nursery for one to four-year-olds, as well as…

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New article published on the Bera blog

Congratulations to Dr Jodi Roffey-Barentsen for her recent article published on the Bera blog entitled ‘To EdD or not to EdD: Why is the Doctor of Education programme becoming increasingly popular among educational professionals?’ Co-written with Iona Burnell from UEL, the article considers why EdD programmes, which they both teach & supervise on, are becoming…

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Top award for Brighton research on ‘Professional Love’ in nursery care

University of Brighton lecturer Dr Jools Page has won the 2021 Louise Emanuel Award for her work on infant mental health and approaches to nursery care. The annual award from the Association for Infant Mental Health UK recognises those ‘who have demonstrated a significant contribution to Infant Mental Health in terms of practice or through…

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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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