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Observational Study Visits

As part of their first year of studies, students on the Early Childhood Education and Care BA (hons) take part in an observational study visit during the second semester. Students will spend around 12 hours, spread over a minimum of three visits in an early years setting. During the visit they will observe children’s physical,…

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Education Studies Employability Day

Now in its fifth year, the School of Education will host its Employability day on 13 February 2018. The annual event, usually held for students in their second year studying Education BA(Hons), has also this year been opened to students in their final year of the Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) course.

Education BA Placement Opportunities

Second year students studying the Education BA (Hons) are set to embark on their eight-week placements this February. Placement learning is a key aspect of the course and students have two separate opportunities to deepen their understanding in different educational settings.  The course prides itself on the freedom it offers and students are encouraged to…

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Education Society

A brand new society has recently been set up by a group of second year students on the Education BA(hons) course to offer a place to share thoughts, ideas and for students to get to know each other across all courses. Kallan Thomas, society president said “we wanted to find a way of being able…

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Education BA Conference 2017

The School of Education held its seventh annual Education BA(Hons) Conference on 25 May which celebrates students as researchers.

100% student satisfaction score for Education BA(Hons)

The School of Education are thrilled to announce that our Education BA(Hons) course has scored 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2017. It has also scored above the sector average on all the other main NSS questions.

New publication from School of Education staff

Mike Hayler and Jess Moriarty are editors of the newly published book: Self-Narrative and Pedagogy: Stories of experience within teaching and learning.

Early Childhood Education and Care BA Placements

The wide variety of placement opportunities available is a distinctive feature of the Early Childhood Education and Care BA which allows students to explore potential career paths and build their CVs. This year, during semester 2, 20 second year students will embark on their placements as part of the module ‘Understanding Young Children and Young…

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Education BA Employability Programme

The employability programme is an annual event organised for second year students prior to going on their eight week placement. The aim of the event is to ensure students are fully prepared for employment and life after graduation, that they have the skills and knowledge to secure a job, and that they are confident and…

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Education BA Placement Opportunities

One of the key aspects of the Education BA (Hons) is the wide variety of placement opportunities available to help students develop key skills and gain experience in potential career areas. During their second year, students have the opportunity to go on placement and spend time in organisations such as school settings, child and young…

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