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James Lewington

Professional Skills Tests Preparation Day 2019

Have you applied or are thinking about applying for one of our teacher training courses? If you are yet to take the Professional Skills Tests and would like to be guided through the common mistakes that people make, make sure to come and benefit from our Professional Skills Tests Day this April! Before starting a…

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Another successful Family Fun Day!

On Saturday 9 March, thanks to our Student Support and Guidance Tutors (SSGTs), staff and students enjoyed a day full of fun and activities with their families at our Falmer campus. This year’s free Family Fun Day ran from 11am-2pm and provided endless entertainment for all the family, from reptile handling and circus free play…

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New £40,000 bursaries for ex-military personnel to get into teaching

Bursaries of £40,000 are being offered to ex-service personnel to train as teachers in a new scheme that will replace the Troops to Teachers Programme, launched at the University of Brighton in 2013. The bursaries will provide veterans of all three services – British Army, Royal Navy and the RAF – with greater flexibility. Once…

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Awards for Anti-Bullying

Congratulations to Matt Esders, one of our Troops to Teachers trainees who has recently won a role model award for his LGBT work in Tyneside. Read the full article here.

Clearing 2017

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow! If your exams have gone differently from the way you expected, or you have had a change of heart about the course you want to do then Clearing can be a great way to start that journey.

Family Fun Day

A hugely successful Family Fun Day took place at the university’s Falmer campus on Saturday 11th March. Over 170 adults and children enjoyed this year’s Family Fun Day which took place in the Checkland building. It was open to students and staff who study or work on the Falmer campus and who have young children….

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Research Seminar with Dr. Sarah Amsler, 9th March

The Education Research Centre and School of Education present: Educators on the edge: flight, resistance and the politics of possibility amongst teachers in managed neoliberal regimes Dr. Sarah Amsler, University of Lincoln  Thursday 9th March, 4 – 5.30pm, Checkland Building B406, Falmer Site All welcome. Click here for full details and to register your attendance 

Troop to Teachers Success

Troops to Teacher (TtT) student Andy Watts shared in the accolades at the 2016 Pearson Teaching Awards. The Head Teacher of the Year in a Primary School title went to former Royal Artillery officer Matt Middlemore, a supporter of the TtT programme, who said he wished he could give pieces of the  trophy to pupils, parents…

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Local school pupils take over lecture for trainee teachers

School pupils turned lecturers for a day recently when they gave a lesson to a group of trainee teachers. The group of year 11 students, from Steyning Grammar School, visited the University of Brighton and presented a lesson to 160 of our trainee teachers on ‘Great Teacher, Great Lesson’.

Train to Teach Event – 19 October

The School of Education will be holding its Postgraduate Train to Teach event on Wednesday 19 October 2016, in the Checkland Building Falmer from 5.30pm – 7.30pm. If have just graduated or already hold a degree and are looking for a career change, come along to speak with our staff and current students and find…

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