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PGCE students display outstanding work

Our talented (secondary) Religious Studies, Art and Design and Geography PGCE students have been displaying their impressive work and that of their pupils.

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Applications now open for unmissable opportunity at Glyndebourne!

World-class opera house, Glyndebourne, is offering two residencies to our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE students. Teaching Artists 2019 is an outstanding opportunity taking place this summer, following two successful years of collaboration between the University of Brighton and Glyndebourne to provide a residency for two Art and Design PGCE students. Successful applicants will have…

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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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Postgraduate Train to Teach Event November 2018

Are you interested in training to become a teacher or simply want to discover more about a career in teaching? If you have an undergraduate degree, are in your final year of study or looking for a career change come along to our free postgraduate Train to Teach event on Wednesday 28 November!

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PGCE end of year exhibition

Congratulations to our PGCE secondary  students who recently held an open evening to showcase assessed work to fellow students, tutors, mentors and families. The exhibition is an annual event, held as part of an assessed subject study module for students on our PGCE and School Direct secondary routes for Art & Design, Geography and Religious…

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PGCE trainee teachers offer their advice to future trainees!

At the University of Brighton we value feedback, seeing it as essential to the development of our courses. We spoke to a group of trainees nearing the end of their secondary PGCE programmes and asked them about their year. The students were asked what advice they’d give themselves if they could turn the clock back to…

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UCAS Teacher Training fee reduced to £1

It now costs just £1 to apply for postgraduate teacher training programmes starting in 2018. The Department for Education is subsidising the UCAS Teacher Training application fee until the end of July 2018, so apply as soon as possible to benefit from it! Find out more about postgraduate teacher training options at Brighton. If you’ve…

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Changes to professional skills tests from February 2018

The Department for Education (DfE) has recently made changes to the Professional Skills Tests to ensure more talented trainees can get into teaching. As of 15 February 2018, there will be no limit on the number of tests candidates can take, they will also not incur any cost for their first three attempts. These changes are…

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The National Society for Education for Art and Design

Lesley Butterworth, General Secretary of The National Society for Education for Art and Design (NSEAD) recently presented to (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE students about the work of the art subject organisation and the place of art and design in the curriculum.

Glyndebourne performance for schools

Students from our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE and (Secondary) Modern Foreign Languages PGCE attended the performance for schools production of Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte at Glyndebourne Opera in October. After the show students took part in a bespoke workshop led by renowned composer and conductor Howard Moody who was also joined by opera director, Simon Lorio…

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