School of Education

Employability Programme for Education BA students

The Education BA(Hons) employability day is an annual event organised for second year students prior to their eight-week placement. This year’s event took place in February and included a number of guest speakers from both inside and outside the university.

Glyndebourne Opera House Visit

Secondary art and design and modern foreign language PGCE students were treated to a visit to Glyndebourne Opera House, just outside of Lewes, for a special showing of Mozart’s ‘Die Entführung aus dem Serail’.


New publication released from School of Education team

Congratulations to Andy Davies (Postgraduate Secondary Programme Leader) and Dr Melanie Norman, (Geography Route Leader) at the University of Brighton’s School of Education, on the release of their new publication this week, titled ‘Getting into Secondary Teaching’.

New publication released by senior lecturer, Dr Rachel Marks

We are pleased to announce the release of a new publication this month from senior lecturer, Dr Rachel Marks, titled Ability-Grouping in Primary Schools – Case Studies and Critical Debates.

Fundraising supper for Malagiri on 17 March

Pangdean Old Barn, Pyecombe are holding a fundraising supper on Thursday 17 March to raise money for Malagiri.

Children’s Literature expert supporting the children of Calais

Pamela Lewis, Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton’s School of Education was interviewed on radio reverb to discuss the importance of a project that takes books to children in the Calais Camps. The School Bus Project has invited pupils from Brighton and Hove Primary schools to record themselves reading aloud their favourite books. 


Children’s book collection visits Brighton

The School of Education’s Curriculum Centre is delighted and honoured to have been chosen to host a touring collection of 50 illustrated international children’s books from the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). The books form part of the IBBY Honour List 2014 , a selection of books from IBBY member countries which are…

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Welcome to our New VC

The new University of Brighton Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, takes up her post today, 1 December. Read more.

Troops to Teachers in the THE

The Times Higher Education today features an article on the university’s lead role in the Troops to Teachers (TtT) programme which retrains former military personnel to become teachers. THE journalist John Elmes visited the School of Education in Falmer to interview TtT trainee Mike Parry, a former Army Corporal, and Carol Plater, the university’s TtT…

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Supporting school communities in Nepal

The School of Education ran a Nibbles for Nepal food stall to raise funds for earthquake relief. The stall which ran from 26-29 May sold out each day of its Nepalese inspired snacks and raised £520.

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