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Brighton in the top tier for social and economic benefits

Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) results announced today place the University of Brighton in top tiers for delivering benefits with partners. Research England’s third Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF3) confirmed that Brighton continues to perform highly across key categories. The University achieved a ‘very high’ rating for its research partnerships and public and community engagement, complemented by…

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Brighton moves up to 6th for education!

The Guardian University Guide 2024 arrived this week and we’re thrilled that education courses at Brighton are now 6th in the UK in their rankings – a climb of two places! We couldn’t be prouder of all of our achievements in the education subject area: Find out how you can kick-start or develop your career…

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Creative Learning Practices (CLP) – a University of Brighton and National Theatre collaboration

Creative Practices in Primary Education is a research project led by Polly Herbert and Sinead Kennedy from the University of Brighton’s School of Education. The project was produced in partnership with the National Theatre working alongside the university’s Professor Peter Clough, and also primary teachers, senior managers in education, student teachers, senior lecturers in education and…

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‘Checking in with You’ survey results

Thank you to all the School of Education students who took the time to complete the ‘Checking in with You survey’ we ran in May and June – this is the second year we have carried out this survey.   The survey asked a series of questions on students’ feelings on the themes of belonging, self-confidence…

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Introducing our new and improved Education MA

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Education MA which has been redesigned for the 2023/24 academic year. Our new MA is ideal for educational professionals looking to enhance or change their career as well as those not working in the sector but looking to develop their understanding of education as a…

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Moving on up: Brighton climbs again in latest Complete University Guide

Brighton rose to 68 in the rankings – an overall improvement of 13 places on last year – and has now climbed a total of 44 places over the last three years. The university has also been ranked seventh in the south-east and in the top 60 nationally for graduate outcomes, reflecting the proportion of…

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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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Meet education student, Nicole Travnicek

Nicole Travnicek is currently studying for an Early Childhood Education and Care degree, we caught up with her recently to find out more about why she chose to study this subject and her experience at Brighton so far. Why did you choose to study Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons)? I chose to study my…

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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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Meet Dr Lesleann Whiteman

I am the programme lead for Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) degree, my research interest is focused on developing a parent education model that addresses the issue of breaking the cycle of outdated generational parenting practices, which no longer facilitates the holistic development of young children. My journey to teaching The specialised profession of…

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