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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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Religious Studies PGCE field trips

As part of our (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE trainee teachers attend various field trips throughout the year, visiting a number of Christian and non-Christian places of worship, including churches, mosques, synagogues and Buddhist centres.

Theatre of Learning Workshop for Religious Studies PGCE

On the (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE, we consider a range of creative teaching and learning strategies that seek to engage pupils and support them in making progress. 

Holocaust Educational Trust Workshop for PGCE trainees

As part of their university-based work, trainee teachers from our (Secondary) English PGCE and (Secondary) Religious Studies PGCE routes recently attended a workshop hosted by guest speaker Tom Jackson from the Holocaust Education Trust. The Trust aims to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons that can be learned…

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