Sport and Health Sciences at Brighton

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Students gain FA Secondary School Teachers Award

Our PGCE and School Direct Trainee PE Teachers all successfully gained a Football Association award designed specifically for teachers. They experienced an intensive day with FA coaching staff and learnt how to maximise learning time in PE lessons and how to promote the holistic development of pupils through a four models games approach to learning….

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Brighton secures national Silver Award for teaching excellence

The University of Brighton has been recognised for the quality of its teaching and student outcomes in a UK-wide evaluation of higher education institutions. The university has today secured a Silver award in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award confirms that the student experience and student outcomes across all of the university’s undergraduate provision including…

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Brighton in the top tier for social and economic benefits

Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) results announced today place the University of Brighton in top tiers for delivering benefits with partners. Research England’s third Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF3) confirmed that Brighton continues to perform highly across key categories. The University achieved a ‘very high’ rating for its research partnerships and public and community engagement, complemented by…

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Team building and problem solving

PGCE and School Direct Physical Education trainee teachers came together at the start of their teacher training course to take part in a series of team-building exercises. The exercises were in preparation for a year 7 transition day with Gildredge House School and were designed to develop group dynamics and working relationships. The trainees took…

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University alumna brings vital medical care to war-torn Ukraine

A University of Brighton nursing alumna has been helping to provide vital medical care for those caught up in the war in Ukraine, after joining a volunteer team earlier this year travelling across the country offering treatment and medications. Rebecca Porter, who graduated in 2017 with a BSc in Nursing (Adult), joined a small team…

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Disability Sport Awareness

An import element of our PGCE and School Direct Physical Education course is to focus on activities suited to pupils with additional learning needs but that can also be practiced by all pupils within secondary schools. This was introduced to this year’s physical education trainee teachers through a disability sport awareness session – devoted to…

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Guardian University Guide 2024 results

The Guardian University Guide 2024 arrived this week and we’re delighted to report that: Brighton is 1st in England, 2nd in the whole of the UK, for physiotherapy courses Brighton is 7th in the UK for sport science courses Brighton is 6th in the UK for education courses Brighton is 16th in the UK for Children’s…

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Trainee PE teachers introduced to non-contact boxing

Secondary Physical Education PGCE and School Direct trainee teachers began their course with an introduction to non-contact boxing and how to implement it into the secondary school physical education curriculum. The workshop was led by former University of Brighton Sport Science graduate Adam Haniver. Non-contact boxing is a very effective means of developing personal fitness and…

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Helping to train Sierra Leone’s first physios

Our Alumni Association recently caught up with alum Desmond Macaulay to learn about the work he is doing to help train the first physiotherapists in his home country of Sierra Leone and his clinic in the UK. As well as being involved in training the physiotherapists he has been helping with providing library resources for…

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Dr Rachel Forss with lower limb test kit

Flying high: researchers take to zero gravity to improve lower limb wound treatment in space

Researchers from the School of Sport and Health Sciences and the Centre of Regenerative Medicines and Devices at the University of Brighton, will analyse a pioneering lower limb test kit in zero gravity to learn more about wound healing in space and improve diagnosis here on earth. Led by Rachel Forss, the team will conduct…

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