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Academic launches website to highlight racism in the world of sport cycling

The School of Education’s Dr Marlon Moncrieffe has created a website to highlight injustices and improve inclusivity in cycling as a sport. Dr Moncrieffe has created the new site – antiracismcycling.com – as a progression from his research on the often negative Black British experience in the sport. In his 2018 project Made in Britain:…

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Senior Lecturer to Speak in Parliament

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe will be presenting in a UK Parliament session tomorrow sharing his research evidence in the formal meeting (oral evidence session): Black history and cultural diversity in the curriculum. The parliamentary session is a response to two huge public petitions seeking to transform curriculum teaching and learning around race, and particularly with learning…

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Podcast: Dr Marlon Moncrieffe

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, discusses his new book on decolonising the curriculum, the importance of teaching black British history in schools. Dr Moncrieffe also gives an update on his Black-British Champions in Cycling project, which has received global attention, and how he’s developing it into a worldwide study. Listen…

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New Publication: Decolonising the History Curriculum

 As Black History Month begins, Senior Lecturer Dr Marlon Moncrieffe has written an article for The Conversation UK. The article discusses how support is needed for white British trainee teachers to effectively teach black British history and how there is a desire to decolonise the curriculum. The article reflects on research carried out as part…

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New publication – Completing Your EdD: The Essential Guide to the Doctor of Education

Congratulations to lecturer Jodi Roffey-Barentsen on her new publication co-written with Iona Burnell, from University of East London entitled Completing Your EdD: The Essential Guide to the Doctor of Education.

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What’s your view on the reopening of schools?

Parents, carers and people who work in schools are being asked for their views on returning to school. The survey is being conducted by the University of Brighton’s Centre of Resilience for Social Justice. Dr Suna Eryigit-Madzwamuse, Senior Research Fellow in the School of Health Sciences, said: “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused severe disruption to…

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Publication for part-time work-based degree graduate

Huge congratulations to alumnus, Tina Lambert, who recently had her article ‘Forest School: Straying from its roots’ published in the Early Years Educator website and magazine.

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New Professors of Education

The School of Education are pleased to welcome Professor Becky Allen and Professor Peter Clough who have recently joined our research and enterprise team.

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Show children ‘professional love’

The places of ‘love, care and intimacy’ should fill a gap in the English early years system, according to the University of Brighton’s Dr Jools Page. In an article published in the TES magazine (formerly Times Educational Supplement, subscription required), Dr Page, Senior Early Years Lecturer in the School of Education, says early years professionals…

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What is it like to study a Masters in Education at Brighton?

Recent graduate Gemma Batchelor tells us about her journey studying on our Education MA course.

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