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Trainee teachers receive Primary Science Enhancement Award

Congratulations to four trainee teachers studying our Primary Education (5–11 years) BA(Hons) with QTS  who recently received the Primary Science Enhancement Award for Initial Teacher Education. The Primary Science Teaching Trust has developed the Primary Science Enhancement Award (PSEA) scheme for Initial Teacher Education (ITE). The scheme, now in its second consecutive year, is supported…

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A wealth of resources for education and teaching students

We pride ourselves on providing a great experience for our students and ensuring they are confident in the classroom, offering an array of facilities and resources that will support their development and learning. Curriculum Centre Our facilities include a curriculum centre which contains more than 30,000 specialist resources for trainee teachers including books, DVDs, games and…

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Artist workshop with Michael Brennand-Wood

We were thrilled to have constructed textile artist Michael Brennand-Wood at the university on Saturday to deliver a University of Brighton Art Teachers Organisation (UBATO) workshop. Michael was UBATOs first guest artist to run a full-day workshop and he was warmly welcomed by 35 secondary and primary teachers from the region. The aim of the day…

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Dr Marlon Moncrieffe with 'Cycling Book Of The Year’ award

Prestigious Sports Book Awards in association with The Sunday Times for Dr Marlon Moncrieffe

Huge congratulations to interdisciplinary researcher and educator Dr Marlon Moncrieffe who won ‘Cycling Book Of The Year’ for his publication Desire Discrimination Determination: Black Champions in Cycling in the Sports Books awards 2022. The Sports Book Awards in association with The Sunday Times is the major annual promotion for sports writing and publishing. The awards exist to highlight the most outstanding…

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Working with Children and Young People open evening

Book your place Join us on Tuesday 14 June at our Falmer campus to find out more about the Working with Children and Young People BA(Hons). Our part-time course is for education professionals who work with children and young people and is designed to fit around your work commitments. Our event is a drop-in opportunity…

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Art Teachers Organisation launch day

To launch the University of Brighton Art Teachers Organisation (UBATO) a free workshop day was held last Saturday. We were delighted to welcome more than 30 art educators who took part in a range of CPD workshops at the free event on the university’s Falmer campus. Our workshops included sessions on creating and utilising sketchbooks,…

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University helping peddle the joys and benefits of cycling

We are pleased to announce that the School of Education and School of Sports and Health Sciences is staging a series of free events on 12 June from its Falmer campus to mark the culmination of National Bike Week (6-12 June). Led by the Brighton Bike Hub, the free community bike train will leave from…

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The Independent Commission on Assessment in Primary Education (ICAPE)

We are pleased to share that School of Education colleagues Dr Rachel Marks and Dr Marlon Lee Moncrieffe have joined The Independent Commission on Assessment in Primary Education (ICAPE), a new independent commission group that has been formed to review assessment in primary schools and propose a new approach. Launched at the beginning of SATS…

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Cycling for Schools

CPD opportunity for trainee and early career teachers, and teaching assistants We have teamed up with British Cycling, Sustrans and Brighton and Hove City Council to offer a continuing professional development opportunity for trainee teachers, those just starting out in their teaching career and classroom assistants. Cycling for Schools was conceived by the School of…

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Book your place for our Education MA open evening

Join us on Wednesday 4 May from 5.30pm – 7pm to find out about studying our Education MA at this online event. During this event you will be able to: Watch a live presentation with our course team, Dr Soo Sturrock and Dr Alison Barnes Ask any questions you may have about the course and…

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