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Get advice for your teaching course application and interview

Thinking of applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate teaching course?   Join one of our online sessions to get top tips for your teaching course application, and interview success! We have online events running in October, November and December. Each event lasts an hour and you’ll: Plus you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions at…

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Meet Education MA graduate: Phil Marsh  

Phil Marsh graduated in 2022 from our Education MA. We recently caught up with him, to find out more about his experience at Brighton and how studying a Master’s has supported him in his career as a teacher.   “Teaching is a profession which makes great demands on our time, but it is also something…

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A welcome return to our PGCE teacher trainees.

It’s been great welcoming new teacher trainees studying one of our postgraduate teaching courses, as they joined us for the first time on campus at the beginning of September. For their first three weeks, and as part of their induction, trainees will take part in various enrichment activities, workshops and field trips which will help…

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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…

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Creative Learning Practices (CLP) – a University of Brighton and National Theatre collaboration

Creative Practices in Primary Education is a research project led by Polly Herbert and Sinead Kennedy from the University of Brighton’s School of Education. The project was produced in partnership with the National Theatre working alongside the university’s Professor Peter Clough, and also primary teachers, senior managers in education, student teachers, senior lecturers in education and…

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Research Symposium returns to the Falmer campus

After two years of being held online the annual School of Education Post-Graduate Student Research Conference was revived as a face-to-face event. The event took place at the University of Brighton’s Falmer campus and was attended by students studying on our Education MA and EdD programme as well as MA alumni and School of Education…

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‘Checking in with You’ survey results

Thank you to all the School of Education students who took the time to complete the ‘Checking in with You survey’ we ran in May and June – this is the second year we have carried out this survey.   The survey asked a series of questions on students’ feelings on the themes of belonging, self-confidence…

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Introducing our new and improved Education MA

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Education MA which has been redesigned for the 2023/24 academic year. Our new MA is ideal for educational professionals looking to enhance or change their career as well as those not working in the sector but looking to develop their understanding of education as a…

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Final art CPD workshop

Our last University of Brighton Art Teachers Organisation (UBATO) workshop of the 2022/23 academic year took place over the weekend. Art educators from both the primary and secondary sector joined photorealist artist Sarah Graham for a special end of year artist workshop. The full-day workshop took place at the University’s Falmer campus with attendees creating their own artwork…

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Training to teach primary at Brighton

Chloe Rebecca has just completed our Primary 5-11 years PGCE. Prior to graduation Chloe secured a job as a Key Stage 1 primary teacher in an international school – something she was aiming for before starting the PGCE. We caught up with Chloe to find out more about her time at Brighton on the PGCE…

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