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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…

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Using digital tools to teach maths

Trainee teachers on our two-year Secondary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS degree are benefitting from a new Digital Learning Partnership Project.  The project provides specialist subject-specific software to support trainee mathematics teachers and was inspired by the secondary national mathematics curriculum.  Sarah Yelling, subject lead at the university, was paired with Sam, a University of…

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Exploring maths at the Science Museum

Students from our two-year Secondary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS degree course went on a trip to London museums with senior lecturer Nicola Tuson. The main objective of the trip was to visit the Science Museum’s Winton Gallery. The bold and thought-provoking gallery, was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, and examines the fundamental role mathematicians,…

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How to become a maths teacher

Love numbers and problem solving and looking for a career where you can inspire others on a daily basis? Teaching could be for you! At the University of Brighton we two options to help you qualify as a mathematics teacher: Complete a one-year PGCE Complete a three-year undergraduate primary teaching degree specialising in maths Why…

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Module receives Inclusive Practice Marks

A module on our Secondary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS course has received two marks for inclusive practice. The Inclusive Practice Marks recognise and celebrate demonstrable development and enhancement of module curricula to make both content and delivery methods more inclusive to all students and are part of the University’s broader work on inclusive practice….

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We’re 8th for education!

The Guardian published its 2023 University Guide this week and we’re delighted that education courses at Brighton are placed 8th in the UK – a climb of 26 places. The University of Brighton has been educating professionals, including teachers, researchers, early years practitioners, youth workers and teaching assistants, for over 100 years. We’re proud of…

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Studying an undergraduate teaching degree at Brighton

We caught up with Christian Dolan, who has completed his first year on our Primary Education (5–11 years) BA(Hons) with QTS to hear more about his experience training to become a qualified teacher at Brighton. How have you found your first year? I really enjoyed it. The structure and variety that the course has to…

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