School of Education

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Transitioning from student to graduate

Huge congratulations to one of our final year students, James Lewington, on securing a full-time role in a primary school which he will start after graduating as a newly qualified teacher. James has been studying our Primary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS  and shares some useful tips that have helped him prepare for finishing his…

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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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School of Education Research and Enterprise Conference

Pandemic, Protests, Recovery, Opportunity: What’s next for research in Education? Monday 12 July 2021 10am – 5pm FREE online event With special guest keynote speakers: Dominic Wyse – Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education, University College London Vini Lander – Professor of Race and Education and Director of the Centre for Race, Education and…

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Book your place for our Education MA online event

Join us on Wednesday 12 May from 5.30pm – 7.30pm to find out about studying our Education MA at this online event. During this event, you will be able to: speak with our friendly staff Soo Sturrock and Alison Barnes and ask any questions you may have about studying this course at Brighton watch a…

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We’re School of the Year!

At last nights Brighton Students’ Union Awards the School of Education was voted School of the Year for the second year running. We received the award for working closely with the Students’ Union to encourage and develop student engagement, through creating new and innovative ways for our students to co-design their experience and supporting the…

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Join our Education MA online event: Thursday 16 July, 5-6.30pm

Want to find out more about studying our Education MA? Join us at this online event to learn more about the programme and ask course leader, Soo Sturrock, any questions you may have.

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Podcast: Catching up with Sarah Fitzjohn-Scott

Sarah, our Deputy Head of School (Partnership and Engagement), talks about her career and why Brighton is such a great place to train to teach. She also discusses how to make teacher training even more accessible. ​Listen to the podcast by clicking ‘play’ in the link below. Alternatively, most of the interview is transcribed on…

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IBBY exhibition visits the Falmer campus

The School of Education’s Curriculum Centre was delighted to have again been chosen to host the International Board of Books for Young People (IBBY) biennial touring exhibition.

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Glowing Ofsted report for our teacher training courses

The University of Brighton’s established strength in teacher training has been acknowledged in an extremely positive Ofsted report. Our Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Partnership received ratings of ‘outstanding’ for its Early Years, Primary and Secondary Courses and ‘good’ in Further Education and Training. This makes the University of Brighton the only university in Sussex and…

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Exciting research opportunity!

The University of Brighton is currently offering schools the opportunity to engage in beneficial research. A small-scale study is being conducted by the School of Education to develop understanding of the role of textbooks within mathematics teaching. Through a combination of observation and interviews, this research seeks to explore how teachers make sense of textbook…

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