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From photographer to teacher – why I chose to study (Secondary) Biology PGCE.

Meet Francesca Moore, who graduated from our (Secondary) Biology PGCE as she tells us about her journey into teaching and her current role as a teacher at Holy Trinity Church of England School in Crawley: “Prior to studying for my PGCE, I had been a photographer for fifteen years, creating projects that focused on social,…

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Semi-professional goalkeeper shares Teacher Apprenticeship experience

Meet semi-professional women’s footballer Faye Baker, who swapped standing between the posts for Brighton and Hove Albion and Lewes FC, for honing classroom skills at a partnership school as part of our Postgraduate Teacher Apprenticeship – which blends paid workplace learning with university study.  “I have played football since the age of six and reached…

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Considering a career in teaching?

Join staff and students at our online event to learn more about our undergraduate teaching courses. 22 November 2022 Tuesday 5.30–6.30pm Join staff and students from the School of Education to learn more about our undergraduate teaching courses. Take part in a Q+A session and chat with current trainees and staff about our courses to…

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Train to teach roadshow

Calling all current University of Brighton students – have you ever considered using your degree to teach?  Come and meet us at one of our Train to Teach roadshows on the following dates: 29 November – Cockcroft Foyer 11am – 2pm 1 December – Grand Parade reception 11am – 2pm 1 December – Sprinters restaurant 11am – 1pm…

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Postgraduate Online Open Evening

There’s no better way to explore your future study opportunities than by meeting lecturers and researchers at a postgraduate event. Join us  on Wednesday 23 November from 5-6.30pm for our postgraduate online event to: talk to staff and find out more about our postgraduate train to teach courses, specialist PGCerts, Education MA, and Education MRes…

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Glyndebourne collaborative performance workshop

As part of our long-term partnership, the world-famous opera house in Glynde recently hosted a unique workshop for trainees studying (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE. Trainees were lucky enough to be joined by opera singers in this fabulous opportunity to work on a collaborative creative piece of performance art. They learnt a lot about themselves…

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We’re 8th for education!

The Guardian published its 2023 University Guide this week and we’re delighted that education courses at Brighton are placed 8th in the UK – a climb of 26 places. The University of Brighton has been educating professionals, including teachers, researchers, early years practitioners, youth workers and teaching assistants, for over 100 years. We’re proud of…

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Postgraduate Train to Teach event

Come and meet us at our Falmer campus on Thursday 13 October from 5.30pm – 7.30pm  for the postgraduate train to teach event, where you will be able to: speak with our friendly staff and student ambassadors about studying at Brighton take a tour of our campus, facilities and specialist classrooms attend talks on our primary, secondary,…

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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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