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Postgraduate Train to Teach event – 28 November

Join us on Tuesday 28 November 2023 from 5pm – 7pm for our train to teach event, and chat with us about: To attend this event, please book your place.

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Get advice for your teaching course application and interview

Thinking of applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate teaching course?   Join one of our online sessions to get top tips for your teaching course application, and interview success! We have online events running in October, November and December. Each event lasts an hour and you’ll: Plus you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions at…

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Brighton moves up to 6th for education!

The Guardian University Guide 2024 arrived this week and we’re thrilled that education courses at Brighton are now 6th in the UK in their rankings – a climb of two places! We couldn’t be prouder of all of our achievements in the education subject area: Find out how you can kick-start or develop your career…

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‘Checking in with You’ survey results

Thank you to all the School of Education students who took the time to complete the ‘Checking in with You survey’ we ran in May and June – this is the second year we have carried out this survey.   The survey asked a series of questions on students’ feelings on the themes of belonging, self-confidence…

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Moving on up: Brighton climbs again in latest Complete University Guide

Brighton rose to 68 in the rankings – an overall improvement of 13 places on last year – and has now climbed a total of 44 places over the last three years. The university has also been ranked seventh in the south-east and in the top 60 nationally for graduate outcomes, reflecting the proportion of…

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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 led trainee teachers studying on the University’s 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 have recently returned to university after…

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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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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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