Education studies and teaching news at Brighton

students in a classroom

University of Brighton selected to pilot new teacher degree apprenticeship scheme

University of Brighton selected as one of eight providers in England to deliver a new undergraduate Teacher Degree Apprenticeship as part of a DoE pilot. The Teacher Degree Apprenticeship will offer a fee-free, salaried route to become qualified teachers. University of Brighton will welcome apprentices from 2025–26 and aims to recruit up to 25 of…

Continue Reading

Wooden scrabble letters spelling out Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

What is the importance of teaching inequalities?

As part of LGBTQ+ History Month, all student teachers studying our postgraduate teaching courses recently attended a conference addressing inequalities in education. The day consisted of a series of workshops hosted by guest speakers and various members of staff from the School of Education, which covered topics such as: The day started with two keynote…

Continue Reading

2023 year in review logo

University of Brighton 2023 Highlights

2023 has been another extraordinary year at the University of Brighton with world-leading research, major awards and new facilities for our students, staff and the community. Check out some of the highlights from our incredible Brighton students, staff and alumni in our 2023 review. Season’s greetings and a happy new year!

nursery worker with child in playground

Brighton moves up to 6th for education!

The Guardian University Guide 2024 arrived this week and we’re thrilled that education courses at Brighton are now 6th in the UK in their rankings – a climb of two places! We couldn’t be prouder of all of our achievements in the education subject area: Find out how you can kick-start or develop your career…

Continue Reading

Students smiling with a laptop

Moving on up: Brighton climbs again in latest Complete University Guide

Brighton rose to 68 in the rankings – an overall improvement of 13 places on last year – and has now climbed a total of 44 places over the last three years. The university has also been ranked seventh in the south-east and in the top 60 nationally for graduate outcomes, reflecting the proportion of…

Continue Reading

male teacher in primary classroom teaching maths

Teaching interview advice sessions

Are you considering applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate teaching course or have already replied and received an invite to interview?  We will be running a series of online events where you will be able to speak with our friendly staff, find out more about what to expect, and learn some top tips for teaching…

Continue Reading

Faye Baker close up of football gloves

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…

Continue Reading

Smart Materials

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…

Continue Reading

Flatford Mill Field Studies Council Centre

Geography PGCE field trip to Flatford Mill Field Studies Council Centre

At the start of the academic year, Secondary Geography PGCE trainees and apprenticeship teachers spent a weekend in East Bergholt, Suffolk, in geography fieldwork. The group visited the beautiful setting of Flatford Mill Field Studies Council Centre where John Constable painted the Hay Wain, and stayed in a 16th century-old building. They spent the weekend…

Continue Reading

train to teach logo

Postgraduate Train to Teach online event – 30 September

Join us on Thursday 30th September from 5.30pm – 7pm for our online event to chat to us about: our primary, secondary and further education PGCEs, Early Years Initial Teacher Training, School Direct programmes and the teaching apprenticeship our 600 partnerships offering you placement opportunities in large, small, urban and rural settings tax-free bursaries and scholarships. To…

Continue Reading

1 2
Skip to toolbar