School of Education

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Forest School field trip for Early Childhood Education and Care BA students

Students studying our Early Childhood Education and Care BA (Hons) recently visited the Mohair Centre Forest School as part of an enrichment activity to support core modules taught across all years. Run by one of our experienced early years’ practitioners, Jacky Webb, the forest school comprises a nursery for one to four-year-olds, as well as…

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School immersion week for first year QTS trainees’

Trainee teachers on our Primary Education with QTS courses have recently completed their first 12 weeks of university study, including a full week in school as part of their school-based training. School-based training takes place in one of our 650+ partnership schools and forms an important element of each year of study. In the first-year…

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Teaching artist residency for Art and Design PGCE trainees

Well done to our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE trainees George Hinchliffe and Ani Grimes, who were selected by world-leading opera house Glyndebourne to take part in the Visual Artist teacher residency during the summer.  The residency, which launched in 2019, is aimed to support those who are in the first 5-15 years of their professional career, giving artists the opportunity to develop their skills, build on their creative…

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Looking at ideas for introducing photography in the art and design curriculum.

Trainees studying our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE recently took part in a workshop led by guest speaker Lindsey Smith from Photoworks, looking at ideas for introducing photography in the Art and Design Curriculum. Lindsey Smith is a photographic artist and freelance artist facilitator, who has over 25 years of experience working in collaboration with…

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Why I choose to study Primary Education (3-7 years) BA(Hons) with QTS at Brighton

Meet Ollie Moutrey, one of our Primary Education (3-7 years) BA(Hons) with QTS students, as he tells us more about why he choose to train to teach at the University of Brighton.

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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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Student wins prestigious Diana Award for work with hearing impaired community

Congratulations to Sarah-Beth Parker, who has received a prestigious award named after the late Princess Diana, honouring her work promoting British Sign Language. The Diana Awards acknowledge the work of 9-25 year olds around the world, and are given in recognition of young people creating and sustaining positive social change. Sarah-Beth, who is graduating this…

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Transitioning from student to graduate

Huge congratulations to one of our final year students, James Lewington, on securing a full-time role in a primary school which he will start after graduating as a newly qualified teacher. James has been studying our Primary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS  and shares some useful tips that have helped him prepare for finishing his…

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Students’ artwork features in online exhibition

Work produced by students Laura Andrews and Polly Baker is part of a new virtual exhibition showcasing the best of contemporary painting and works on paper by artists working in Sussex today. Laura and Polly had a Teaching Artists Residency at Glyndebourne earlier this year as part of our ongoing partnership with their education team….

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