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Teaching artist residency for Art and Design PGCE trainees

Well done to our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE trainees George Hinchliffe and Ani Grimes, who were selected by world-leading opera house Glyndebourne to take part in the Visual Artist teacher residency during the summer.  The residency, which launched in 2019, is aimed to support those who are in the first 5-15 years of their professional career, giving artists the opportunity to develop their skills, build on their creative…

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Looking at ideas for introducing photography in the art and design curriculum.

Trainees studying our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE recently took part in a workshop led by guest speaker Lindsey Smith from Photoworks, looking at ideas for introducing photography in the Art and Design Curriculum. Lindsey Smith is a photographic artist and freelance artist facilitator, who has over 25 years of experience working in collaboration with…

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Glyndebourne partnership for PGCE students

The School of Education has worked in partnership with the education team at Glyndebourne Opera for several years. In October, Glyndebourne invited trainees studying our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE and (Secondary) Modern foreign Languages PGCE to attend the performance for school’s opera, which this year was ‘Don Pasquale’.  The performance introduces young people from…

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Postgraduate Virtual Open Evening

Thursday 25 November 2021, 5-7pm There’s no better way to explore your future study opportunities than by meeting lecturers and researchers at a postgraduate open day. Our open evenings are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you to get a sense of what it will be like to study at…

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Geography PGCE field trip to Flatford Mill Field Studies Council Centre

At the start of the academic year, Secondary Geography PGCE trainees and apprenticeship teachers spent a weekend in East Bergholt, Suffolk, in geography fieldwork. The group visited the beautiful setting of Flatford Mill Field Studies Council Centre where John Constable painted the Hay Wain, and stayed in a 16th century-old building. They spent the weekend…

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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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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 Train to Teach online event – 30 September

Join us on Thursday 30th September from 5.30pm – 7pm for our online event to chat to us about: our primary, secondary and further education PGCEs, Early Years Initial Teacher Training, School Direct programmes and the teaching apprenticeship our 600 partnerships offering you placement opportunities in large, small, urban and rural settings tax-free bursaries and scholarships. To…

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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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