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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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The IBBY Silent Book collection comes to Brighton

The International Board on Books for Young people (IBBY) Silent Books collection has arrived at the University of Brighton’s Curriculum Centre in Falmer. The display will run until mid-October and is a great resource for our education and teaching students as they return for the new academic year. The collection was formed in response to…

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Postgraduate Education Research Conference

Our Postgraduate Education Research Conference, which usually takes place at campus, went virtual this year and proved to be quite the success. The annual event, which was attended by over 70 students studying our Education MA, Education MRes and Doctorate of Education (EdD) was based on the theme of ‘Adventures in Methodology’ providing a stimulating…

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Student wins prestigious Diana Award for work with hearing impaired community

Congratulations to Sarah-Beth Parker, who has received a prestigious award named after the late Princess Diana, honouring her work promoting British Sign Language. The Diana Awards acknowledge the work of 9-25 year olds around the world, and are given in recognition of young people creating and sustaining positive social change. Sarah-Beth, who is graduating this…

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Decolonising the curriculum – latest issue

Teaching and learning about race equality issue 4 – May 2021 Read the latest issue of Decolonising the Curriculum which includes multidisciplinary articles and examples of evidence-based practices from academics and thoughts from students across five higher education institutions, including Melanie Norman, a former geography teacher for the School of Education.

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Bronze Athena SWAN Award

We are thrilled that the School of Education has achieved a Bronze Award from the Athena SWAN Charter, recognising our commitment to gender equality. The Athena SWAN Charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education and research. A Bronze Award recognises the steps that the schools have taken in assessing data trends, practices…

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