School of Education

Online peer mentors

A School of Education online peer-to-peer mentoring project has reached the end of a successful pilot. The project was set up for students studying on our part-time work-based learning courses to support them through their first year of study. Students in the final year of the same programmes volunteered to provide support using their own…

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Oh what a night!

In early December the university held its fourth annual event to celebrate University of Brighton student achievements. Over 150 guests comprising students, staff, alumni, donors and supporters came together for an important occasion, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, and organised by the Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement team.  All attendees were there to recognise and applaud the efforts…

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PASS Leaders and AST Awards

Well done to students studying on the Primary Education with QTS BA(Hons) courses and the Education MA who recently received certificates for their roles within our Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) and Assignment Support Team (AST) schemes.

Education graduate starts up new childminding business

Well done to School of Education alumni Dominique Atwell who has recently set up a new business, Playhouse Child Care. Dominique studied here at the School of Education between 2002 and 2006 and has since gained over 12 years classroom experience. She said: “I’ve always enjoyed working with people, elderly and the young and decided…

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Walker-May Literature Prize 2016-17

Congratulations to students, Rosie Heweston, Sheryl Howard and Stacey Hunter on winning the School of Education’s Walker-May Literature Prize 2016-17. The award is given to students studying Primary Education BA(Hons) with QTS routes who have demonstrated particular merit in Literature as evidenced by: performance in all children’s and adult literature modules reading journals/performances/ICT work/presentations relating…

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Art and Design, D&T and Religious Studies PGCE open evening

Congratulations to our PGCE students who recently held an open evening to showcase work with fellow students, tutors, mentors and families.

Student Employee of the Year Awards

Well done to our PASS ambassadors and Assignment Support Team, who were nominated for a Student Employee of the Year Award (SEOTY) under the category ‘above and beyond’.                          

PASS leaders awarded

The School of Education would like to congratulate 2nd year students studying the Primary Education with QTS BA(Hons) course on receiving their PASS leader certificates.

Education student inspires the SU Winter appeal

Education MA student Nadia Pashkevich received a donation plea from Samara’s Aid Appeal and felt compelled to get the University of Brighton Students’ Union (SU) on board. Samara’s Aid Appeal is a Brighton-based organisation that sends humanitarian and medical aid to Syria, Iraq and the Middle East. Nadia received an email from them saying they…

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On a winning run

A School of Education teaching student produced her personal best to help Great Britain to success in an international meet. Elise Lovell, a Hastings Athletic Club heptathlete, recorded PBs in four events to help GB’s senior women finish runners-up in the Combined Events International Indoor Match against the Czech Republic, France, Poland and Spain in Prague….

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