School of Education

Laura and Polly at Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne partnership for PGCE students

The Art and Design PGCE course at the University of Brighton has worked in partnership with the education team at Glyndebourne Opera for several years. In October each year, Glyndebourne invite students and the course team to attend the performance for schools opera, which is part of their tour programme.  The performance introduces young people from…

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Graduate highlights of studying the Education BA at Brighton

We caught up recently with alumni Kallan Thomas, Michela Marazzi and Guy Horseman who told us  about  their highlights of studying the Education BA(Hons) at Brighton and what they have been up to since graduation.

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Mentoring schemes at Brighton

At the University of Brighton, we offer a range of mentoring opportunities to help you get the most out of your time with us. Our mentoring programmes pair you with a professional mentor and provide an opportunity to boost your confidence and gain extra employability skills.

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A day in the life of a Primary Education with QTS student

Meet James, one of our teacher training students as he gives us an inside guide on studying Primary Education with QTS at the Falmer campus and shows us what it’s like to live in student accommodation. Curious about this course? Find out more on the university website

Geography fieldwork trip

Geography PGCE field work

After returning to university in February, and successfully completing their first phase of school-based training, our secondary Geography PGCE trainees were set the task of planning, running and delivering a piece of field work in the local area for Pupil premium pupils at five of our partnership schools.

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Merit scholarship for Ellie

Philanthropy at the university rewards and advances academic excellence through research funding and merit prizes. Over 100 guests, including students, staff, alumni, donors and supporters came together to celebrate at our annual celebration event in February to applaud the achievements of students who have won scholarships, awards or funding over the past year. Primary Education…

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What is it like to study a Masters in Education at Brighton?

Recent graduate Gemma Batchelor tells us about her journey studying on our Education MA course.

British Sign Langauge society performing carols

Signing Christmas Carols fundraising event

Well done to the British Sign Language (BSL) society who recently held a Christmas carol service using sign language to raise money for the Brighton, Hove and West Sussex Deaf children’s society. The society was set up two years ago by Sarah-Beth Parker, who is studying Primary Education (3-7 years) BA(Hons) with QTS. The group…

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Mentoring opportunities

“Mentoring is a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another. This relationship is typically developed at a time of transition in the mentee’s life and lasts for a period of time” At the University of Brighton we offer a range of mentoring opportunities to help you get…

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Double celebrations for part-time degree graduate

Early Childhood Practice BA(Hons) alumni Tina Lambert had plenty to celebrate at this year’s summer graduation ceremony. During her final year, Tina was invited to a prestigious launch on outdoor learning alongside some early childhood ‘greats’ and also contributed a student paper to TACTYC based on her final research.

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