School of Education

Successful bid to deliver new Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EY ITT) programme

The School of Education has been successful in a bid to the National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) to deliver the new Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EY ITT) programme from September 2014. We have been allocated places for the Graduate Employment Based route. This part time, yearlong route is for graduates who have…

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First cohort complete Early Years Teacher Status programme

Our first cohort of students on the Early Years Teacher Status programme (graduate route) completed their final assessments on 14 February and after our moderation last week we are pleased to announce that all 23 of our trainees have passed the rigorous assessment process and have achieved Early Years Teacher Status – the first ones…

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Holocaust talk

First year student and Holocaust Ambassador for the South East Emma-Jayne Kelsey, organised a talk by holocaust survivor, Professor Lasislaus Lob. He gave his testimony of the holocaust on January 13th in Asa Briggs to a packed audience.  

D&T welcome Hove Park year 11 students

In November and January, pupils from Hove Park school came to experience Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAD/CAM) in our Design and Technology department. Hove Park School is our partner and to enhance pupils’ learning in Design and Technology, Samantha Roberts (Secondary PGCE D&T student) arranged for 2 groups of year 11 to come…

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Supporting primary science

Earlier this month, Jess Baines Holmes took a group of our first year BA primary (3-7) students into Polegate Primary School to support the school with the science week they were holding. Our students ran sessions for groups of KS1 children introducing them to digital microscopes and working scientifically.  

Into the woods

Final year students from the Primary Education (3-7) and (5-11) BA(Hons) with QTS programme, with a Physical Education specialism,  found themselves using natural materials as part of a forest school day. The students built fires, made pendants, charcoal, yoyos, and other innovative objects at Woods Mill in Sussex. As well as learning how the outdoors can provide a stimulating…

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Supporting our students

PASS PASS stands for ‘peer assisted study sessions’. It is a student-led initiative where issues relating to course material and student life can be discussed in a friendly, informal environment with peers and trained student facilitators. PASS is shown to not only improve your confidence in your studies but research has hown that regular attendees have shown better…

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Another succesful year for Education BA(Hons)

We’re delighted to report on the following: Outstanding results 2013 Education BA(Hons) students graduated with the following: 1st class hons 22% 2:1 44% 2:2: 34%

Students as Researchers Conference

This annual conference unites students from all three years of the Education BA course. It offers a unique opportunity to share and celebrate student-led enquiry and research and provide an occasion to acknowledge the hard work everyone has put into their studies. Students in years one and two of their course will be able to learn from…

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Placement opportunities

The Education BA at the University of Brighton offers diverse placement opportunities in the UK and overseas. In year one you will spend ten days on placement and in year two, eight weeks. Where some of our students have spent their time: Get Involved with the African Street Children Organisation (GI ASCO) GI ASCO is a…

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