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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…

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Art workshop encourages new ways of looking, making and thinking

We were delighted to welcome Bill Leslie, from Leap Then Look, to the university to deliver student workshops. The workshops were attended by student teachers on our Art and Design PGCE and undergraduate primary teaching courses and funded by Belong at Brighton. The workshops provided the student teachers with a unique and innovative experience of…

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Diverse History at the Victoria and Albert Museum

To support learning and development, Teacher Apprenticeship trainees and (Secondary) History PGCE teacher students visited the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to explore how to use the ‘historical environment’. The field trip was a great opportunity to look around the museum, offering a wide range of fascinating exhibits to explore and for our trainees…

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Postgraduate Training to Teach campus event

If you have an undergraduate degree, or are currently studying for one, join us on our Falmer campus and find out how you can use your degree to teach. Our next Postgraduate Training to Teach event is taking place on Wednesday 8 May from 5pm – 7pm. Come and meet us at our event and find out:…

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Learning about the importance of STEAM education

Student teachers studying our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE recently participated in two STEAM workshops to understand why and how art can feature alongside other STEM subjects and to gain a different perspective to inform their own planning of art and design lessons. STEAM – what’s it all about? STEAM is used to define a…

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Professional Practice in Education BA(Hons) event

Gain a degree while you work Join us on Tuesday 30 April 2024 to learn more about our  Professional Practice in Education BA(Hons). Meet our staff who will discuss the course. Chat with some of our students and hear about their experiences. Take a look around the campus and facilities. Ask any questions you may…

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Same Sky partnership benefitting student teachers

A new partnership with community-led arts organisation Same Sky is providing even more opportunities for our student teachers to work with schools.  Same Sky is an award-winning community arts charity and behind the amazing sculptures seen at events including the Brighton Festival Children’s Parade and Burning the Clocks.   During March, Same Sky will be using…

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Tracy Lambert

From student teacher to head teacher in six years

Tracy Lambert trained to teach at Brighton through the Troops to Teacher programme and gained a 1st class honour. Tracy’s passion for helping children started during the last few years of her career in the armed forces. Despite a slightly less traditional route into teaching, Tracy’s passion for the field with a ‘no child left…

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Science education lecturer takes nation’s school children on a safari

School of Education lecturer Dr Andy Chandler-Grevatt will be teaching the nation’s children about the magical properties of moss on Monday 11 March, when his British Science Week 2024 Live Lesson airs on CBBC. “I see moss differently to most people,” says Andy. “Ever since learning that each plump green cushion of moss is its…

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Education studies fieldtrip to the Childcare and Education Expo

A group of students studying Early Childhood Education and Care BA(Hons) and Education BA(Hons) degrees recently went on a field trip to the Childcare and Education Expo in London, the UKs largest education event, which offers a range of features and opportunities for attendees to enhance their professional development, network with peers and explore innovative…

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