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Staff member to take part in the UN Women’s Commission on the Status of Women

The School of Education’s Suse B. Bentley has been selected as one of the delegates to represent UN Women UK at the 67th National Commission on the Status of Women. To be held online, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender…

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Geography PGCE fieldwork opportunities

Trainee teachers studying on the (Secondary) Geography PGCE recently went to London to look at opportunities for fieldwork, which included a visit to the Kings Cross development and the Royal Geographical Society to see how they can support early career teachers and trainee teachers in their profession. The King’s Cross redevelopment is a great example…

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Holocaust workshop offers trainee teachers new ways into the subject

School of Education colleagues from three different disciplines led trainee teachers studying on the University’s Religious Studies (RS), History and English secondary PGCE courses through a day-long workshop on how to teach the Holocaust. The workshop forms part of a two-week programme of inputs and workshops around professional, subject and education studies which allows students – who…

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Teaching interview advice sessions

Are you considering applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate teaching course or have already replied and received an invite to interview?  We will be running a series of online events where you will be able to speak with our friendly staff, find out more about what to expect, and learn some top tips for teaching…

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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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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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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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Geography PGCE Ordnance Survey workshop

In the first 3 weeks, prior to going on placement, trainees studying our (Secondary) Geography PGCE take part in a variety of enrichment activities, including workshops with guest speakers and field trips to ensure they are fully prepared for teaching. To help trainees understand how children learn geographically, they recently attended a workshop with Darren…

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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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