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New article published on the Bera blog

Congratulations to Dr Jodi Roffey-Barentsen for her recent article published on the Bera blog entitled ‘To EdD or not to EdD: Why is the Doctor of Education programme becoming increasingly popular among educational professionals?’ Co-written with Iona Burnell from UEL, the article considers why EdD programmes, which they both teach & supervise on, are becoming…

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Top award for Brighton research on ‘Professional Love’ in nursery care

University of Brighton lecturer Dr Jools Page has won the 2021 Louise Emanuel Award for her work on infant mental health and approaches to nursery care. The annual award from the Association for Infant Mental Health UK recognises those ‘who have demonstrated a significant contribution to Infant Mental Health in terms of practice or through…

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University of Brighton receives the Athena Swan Silver Award

University of Brighton recognised for progress on gender equality as pay gap shrinks by a third The University of Brighton has been given the Athena Swan Silver Award for its impact in addressing gender inequality and improving progression for all staff. The Athena Swan Charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education, and…

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Ground-breaking book on black cyclists in running for major book award

Dr Marlon Moncrieffe’s book on the overlooked history of black cycling champions has been longlisted for William Hill Sports Book of the Year. Entitled Desire, Discrimination and Determination: Black Champions in Cycling, the new book draws on research by Dr Moncrieffe. The book sheds light on the lack of representation that still persists within cycling…

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Double celebrations for the School of Education at Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony

Huge congratulations to Lis Bundock who has won an award at the Brighton & Hove Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony 2021, held on 30 June. The awards from the Sussex Council of Training Providers celebrated the achievements and success stories of apprentices across the city, as well as exceptional contributions from employers and education providers that make…

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Postgraduate Education Research Conference

Our Postgraduate Education Research Conference, which usually takes place at campus, went virtual this year and proved to be quite the success. The annual event, which was attended by over 70 students studying our Education MA, Education MRes and Doctorate of Education (EdD) was based on the theme of ‘Adventures in Methodology’ providing a stimulating…

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Decolonising the curriculum – latest issue

Teaching and learning about race equality issue 4 – May 2021 Read the latest issue of Decolonising the Curriculum which includes multidisciplinary articles and examples of evidence-based practices from academics and thoughts from students across five higher education institutions, including Melanie Norman, a former geography teacher for the School of Education.

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Bronze Athena SWAN Award

We are thrilled that the School of Education has achieved a Bronze Award from the Athena SWAN Charter, recognising our commitment to gender equality. The Athena SWAN Charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education and research. A Bronze Award recognises the steps that the schools have taken in assessing data trends, practices…

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School of Education Research and Enterprise Conference

Pandemic, Protests, Recovery, Opportunity: What’s next for research in Education? Monday 12 July 2021 10am – 5pm FREE online event With special guest keynote speakers: Dominic Wyse – Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education, University College London Vini Lander – Professor of Race and Education and Director of the Centre for Race, Education and…

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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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