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Opportunities in Education 26 October 2013 open day presentation. Undergraduate teaching and education studies

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  • First bullet point emphasises or commitment to current and future educatorsBreadth of our work means that our research interests and contributions are embedded within learning and teaching
  • Strive to achieve the highest standards – coupled with ambitious expectationsHighlight the adjectives we’ve used to define our partnerships – co-operative, collaborative and collegiate
  • Over 60% of our work is linked with teacher education – crucial that we articulate the attributes and distinguishing characteristics of a UoB teacherBullet points reflect views of schools (and especially head teachers who employ our graduates), current and former students
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  • 1. Inspiring Learners, Enriching Communities Opportunities in Education Lorraine Harrison Tim Rose Head of the School of Education Senior Admissions Tutor
  • 2. The School of Education
  • 3. Our Vision We aim to: • Inspire and empower current and future educators in order to enrich the opportunities and experiences of children, young people, adults and their communities; valuing life changes and life long learning • Offer Higher education experiences that are based on a spirit of enquiry and the active generation of knowledge amongst staff and students in relation to learning, teaching and research.
  • 4. We Commit to: • Achieve the highest expectations and standards in education and research • Critique theory, policy and practice and work together with students, partners and staff to design, facilitate and evaluate learning experiences • Promote creativity, innovation and enterprise across a range of learning contexts • Engage with and challenge others through co-operative, collaborative and collegiate partnerships • Respect, value and support colleagues and learners through a commitment to challenging social injustices, inequality and exclusion
  • 5. Opportunities represented today 3 and 4 year routes leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS): • BA (Hons) Primary Education 3-7 • BA (Hons) Primary Education 5-11 • The prospect of a new specialist BA (Hons) Primary 7-11 route in English and Maths Plus a 3 year non-QTS route: • BA (Hons) Education
  • 6. What defines a Teacher trained at Brighton?
  • 7. University of Brighton teachers are: • Highly committed to their pupils’ learning and ambitious in what they want to help them achieve; • Inquisitive, critically reflective and motivated to keep learning and improving their own practice; • Quick to adapt to different learning contexts and confident to challenge inequalities; • An asset to the profession, willing to share their knowledge and experience and to collaborate with others; • Well prepared for the realities of teaching, with the confidence, resilience and skills to be innovative, to take risks and be creative.
  • 8. BA(Hons) in Primary Education with QTS Exciting and innovative three or four year routes for 3-7 and 5-11 age ranges with many distinctive features. • Hands-on experience in many different partnership schools. • An advanced level of understanding and critical awareness of concepts and theories related to education. • Modules covering the full range of the new 2014 National Curriculum and other national priorities • A four year option with advanced study and leadership skills in a National Curriculum subject and the possibility to pick up further interests as well as Masters credits.
  • 9. BA(Hons) in Primary Education with QTS Entry Requirements • GCSEs (Grade C or above) in at least 5 subjects. These MUST include English, Mathematics and Science • Typically ABB at A2 or equivalent (BTEC, IB, CACHE, ACCESS are all welcome) • Recent experience of working with children in a school setting • Professional Skills Tests
  • 10. Potential New QTS Development for 2014 An exciting and innovative 3 or 4 year route for primary English and Maths Specialists (7-11) • An advanced level understanding and critical awareness of concepts and theories related to education. • Modules offering a broad working knowledge of the primary core and foundation subjects and National Priorities • Secure knowledge of your specialist subject beyond that which is necessary for teaching in Key Stage 2. • The capacity to respond to the changing educational context, including issues relating to cross-phase transition between KS2 and KS3. • Similar 4 year opportunities as other BA Primary routes
  • 11. Primary English and Maths QTS route Proposed Entry requirements GCSEs (Grade C or above) in at least 5 subjects. These MUST include English, Mathematics and Science • Typically BBB at A2 or equivalent, including English or maths (BTEC, IB, CACHE, ACCESS are all welcome) • Recent experience of working with children in a school setting • Passing the Professional Skills Tests
  • 12. Professional Skills Tests The University of Brighton recommend that you prepare carefully before attempting the tests, as you are limited to only three attempts per test. • You should apply for the tests as soon as you apply to UCAS • You need not have passed the tests before they come to an interview, although this would be an advantage. • Any offer of a place will include a timescale for passing the tests Details about the tests, including how to register and prepare for the tests, can be found on the DfE Get into Teaching website
  • 13. BA(Hons) Education An exciting degree where students explore the nature and aims of education in broader national and global contexts Deepen your understanding of education through a range of learning experiences both at university and on placement Areas of study include:  philosophy of education  theories of learning and development  policy and government  international and comparative education
  • 14. BA(Hons) Education Entry Requirements • • • Selection includes interview ABB or equivalent, including access GCSE (minimum grade C), or equivalent: at least three subjects, one to be English (or equivalent) OR Key Skills in communication, numeracy and IT at level 3
  • 15. BA(Hons) Education Potential graduate employment destinations include; – educational research – international development, environmental change and sustainable development – museums, libraries and galleries education services – Postgraduate routes to teaching (PGCE and School Direct) – leisure services and the media – youth and community work
  • 16. Why Choose Brighton? Inspiring and relevant teaching team offering distinctive and exciting courses Strong sense of school community with a fantastic campus and facilities A long established provider, 5th largest nationally, achieving the highest quality ratings (Ofsted) Retention / employment / achievement rates above the sector average Almost all trainees rated at least good by the end of their training and strong student satisfaction ratings
  • 17. Any questions? Useful contact details: www.brighton.ac.uk/education 01273 643912 deped@brighton.ac.uk