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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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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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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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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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Postgraduate Online 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  on Wednesday 23 November from 5-6.30pm for our postgraduate online event to: talk to staff and find out more about our postgraduate train to teach courses, specialist PGCerts, Education MA, and Education MRes…

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Pallant House Gallery visit

Trainees studying on our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE recently visited the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, where they spent the day at the education centre learning about how the gallery works with local schools, to get pupils of all ages to engage with artwork. Trainees attended a talk with a gallery representative about organising…

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Glyndebourne collaborative performance workshop

As part of our long-term partnership, the world-famous opera house in Glynde recently hosted a unique workshop for trainees studying (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE. Trainees were lucky enough to be joined by opera singers in this fabulous opportunity to work on a collaborative creative piece of performance art. They learnt a lot about themselves…

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We’re 8th for education!

The Guardian published its 2023 University Guide this week and we’re delighted that education courses at Brighton are placed 8th in the UK – a climb of 26 places. The University of Brighton has been educating professionals, including teachers, researchers, early years practitioners, youth workers and teaching assistants, for over 100 years. We’re proud of…

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Students complete Glyndebourne residency

For six years the University of Brighton has collaborated with Glyndebourne who offer an artist residency to Art and Design PGCE students. The selected students are granted exclusive access to Glyndebourne – its performances, grounds, staff and rehearsal rooms – and are invited to create an artistic response to their experiences. The residency gives students…

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