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My Glyndebourne Teaching Arts Residency experience

Natasha Tully is a (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE graduate who undertook an artist residency at Glyndebourne last summer. We recently caught up with Tash to learn more about her experience and how the residency has supported her in her career since becoming an teacher: “The best thing about my time at Glyndebourne was reigniting…

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Research and Knowledge Exchange Conference

The School of Education is pleased to announce that our annual research and knowledge exchange conference will be returning this summer. Transforming Pedagogy and shaping futures:Using research and knowledge exchange partnerships to create innovative ideas for teaching and learning. Thursday 13 July 2023, 1pm – 7pmUniversity of BrightonFalmer Campus The conference will feature a keynote…

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Inaugural lecture with Becky Allen: ‘The Hidden lives of Teachers’

The University of Brighton’s public lecture series returns this spring with a wide-ranging programme of inspiring and educational talks from leading academics. Delivered by newly appointed professors, the lectures will delve into the ground-breaking research Brighton academics are carrying out to address some of the biggest challenges facing people and communities here in Brighton, across…

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Author inspires trainee teachers

We were delighted to welcome author MG Leonard to the Falmer campus as the guest at this year’s Read to Inspire event. The annual Read to Inspire event is organised for our trainee primary teachers and has welcomed a host of authors over the years including Emily Gravett, Liz Pichon, Polly Dunbar, Chris Riddell and…

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Postgraduate Open Evening

There’s no better way to explore your future study opportunities than by meeting lecturers and researchers at a postgraduate event. Join us at Falmer campus on Tuesday 7 February from 5-6.30pm – 8pm to: Find out more and book your place.

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From photographer to teacher – why I chose to study (Secondary) Biology PGCE.

Meet Francesca Moore, who graduated from our (Secondary) Biology PGCE as she tells us about her journey into teaching and her current role as a teacher at Holy Trinity Church of England School in Crawley: “Prior to studying for my PGCE, I had been a photographer for fifteen years, creating projects that focused on social,…

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Award-winning teacher apprentice shares her experience and charity work

Meet Natasha Paling, a graduate of the  Teacher Apprenticeship, who is not only an award-winning teacher but also dedicates her spare time to charity work and local community causes. We caught up with her to find out more about her amazing work and experience on the teacher apprenticeship programme: “My charity work started by volunteering…

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Developing resources to support learning (Secondary) Geography PGCE

Trainees studying on our (Secondary) Geography PGCE recently took part in a workshop with technician, Michael Edwards, where they learnt how to develop resources using animation software on an iPad. The idea was to create a short animation, using the type of materials that you can easily access in schools, to support the delivery of…

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Glyndebourne opera performance for schools

Trainee teachers studying our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE and (Secondary) Modern foreign Languages PGCE recently attended Glyndebourne Opera House for their performance for schools opera of La Boheme. The School of Education has worked in Partnership with the education team at Glyndebourne Opera for several years, and this performance followed our recent collaborative performance…

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Photography workshop for trainee teachers

We were delighted to welcome Photoworks to the Falmer campus to deliver a workshop for our Art and Design PGCE students. Flavia and Lindsey from Brighton-based Photoworks delivered an all-day workshop on teaching photography in schools. They introduced the students to their online teaching resources, as well as running workshops for the students to make their…

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