School of Education news

NEW Education Research Seminar

Professor Molly Andrews from the University of East London will be presenting at the Education Research Seminar next month. The seminar takes place on 20 November 2014, from 4.00-5.15pm at the University of Brighton’s Falmer campus and is titled: ‘How can a bird that is born for joy sit in a cage and sing?’ – the Role…

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HEA Symposium

The HEA Symposium took place at this year’s BERA Annual Conference in London at the end of September. Sara Bragg, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Brighton’s Education Research Centre, gave the final presentation of the symposium titled Promoting reflection on the digitalised spaces and cultures of schooling. Find out more about the symposium and see…

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Education Research Seminar

The School of Education is delighted to be welcoming Elaine Wilson from the University of Cambridge at its next Education Research Seminar. The seminar takes place on 30 October 2014, from 4.00-5.30pm at the University of Brighton’s Falmer campus and is titled: How does university-school partnership build social capital in teacher education? Find out more and book your…

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Royal praise for Troops to Teacher student

University of Brighton trainee teacher Andrew Perrin won double gold in the Invictus Games – and the admiration of Prince Harry. Harry, the driving force behind the sporting event for wounded and sick service personnel at the former Olympic Park in London, congratulated and posed with Andrew after he collected his second gold for cycling.

Education Research Seminar

EDUCATION RESEARCH SEMINAR Thursday 16 October 2014 The Education Research Centre and School of Education invite you to attend: What’s wrong with education policy research?  Seven fallacies Stephen Ball Institute of Education

New CPD brochure

The School of Education has produced a new brochure to highlight our continuing professional development programme. Study options include: short courses for teachers and teaching support staff Postgraduate certificates Education MAs Download our CPD brochure

On track for the majority of our trainees to be judged ‘outstanding’ at the point of gaining QTS this year

Raised expectations and the use of  a wide range of intervention strategies have had a very positive impact on trainees’ performance on placement so far this year. Analysis of interim placement grades across our primary and secondary courses suggest that the Partnership is

Getting started with programming in the primary classroom

Ever since this new subject of computing was announced, teachers from local schools have been asking us to provide CPD to help prepare them for the challenges that the programme of study presents. In June we will be running what we expect to be the first of a number of computing CPD courses for local…

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iCompute 2014

In September, the subject of computing will be introduced as part of the new national curriculum; last month the School of Education brought together eight local teachers and all of our final year undergraduate trainees for the iCompute 2014 event. Teachers gave stimulating presentations on a range of themes relating to computational thinking and digital literacy…

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Troops to Teachers update

The first cohort of the DfE funded ‘Troops to Teachers’ (TtT) programme has been recruited. The trainees began their studies in January and they are all currently placed in school settings across the country. The delivery schools employ the TtT trainee as a non-qualified member of the teaching staff and the university pays a £12,780.80*…

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