Tim Rose Senior Admissions Tutor
Tim Coxon BA Education Programme Leader
Jackie Hannay BA Primary Routes Programme Leader
...
The School
of
Education
• Inspire and empower current and future educators in
order to enrich the opportunities and experiences of
children, young...
• Achieve the highest expectations and standards in education and
research
• Critique theory, policy and practice and work...
3 and 4 year routes leading to Qualified
Teacher Status (QTS):
• BA (Hons) Primary Education 3-7
• BA (Hons) Primary Educa...
What
defines a
Teacher
trained at
Brighton?
• Highly committed to their pupils’ learning and ambitious in
what they want to help them achieve;
• Inquisitive, critical...
Exciting and innovative three or four year routes for 3-7 and 5-11
age ranges with many distinctive features.
• Hands-on e...
Entry Requirements
• GCSEs (Grade C or above) in at least 5 subjects. These
MUST include English, Mathematics and Science
...
An exciting and innovative 3 or 4 year route for primary English and
Maths Specialists (7-11)
• An advanced level understa...
Proposed Entry requirements
GCSEs (Grade C or above) in at least 5 subjects. These
MUST include English, Mathematics and S...
Professional Skills Tests
The University of Brighton recommend that you prepare carefully
before attempting the tests, as ...
An exciting degree where students explore the nature
and aims of education in broader national and global
contexts
Deepen ...
Entry Requirements
• Selection includes interview
• ABB or equivalent, including access
• GCSE (minimum grade C), or equiv...
Potential graduate employment destinations include;
– educational research
– international development, environmental chan...
Inspiring and relevant teaching team offering
distinctive and exciting courses
Strong sense of school community with a fan...
Useful contact details:
www.brighton.ac.uk/education
01273 643912
deped@brighton.ac.uk
Any questions?
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June 2014 Open day presentation for the School of Education at the University of Brighton.

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  • Opportunities in Education summer open day 2014

    1. 1. Tim Rose Senior Admissions Tutor Tim Coxon BA Education Programme Leader Jackie Hannay BA Primary Routes Programme Leader Opportunities in Education Inspiring Learners, Enriching Communities
    2. 2. The School of Education
    3. 3. • 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. Our Vision We aim to:
    4. 4. • 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 We Commit to:
    5. 5. 3 and 4 year routes leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS): • BA (Hons) Primary Education 3-7 • BA (Hons) Primary Education 5-11 • The new specialist BA (Hons) Primary 7-11 route in English and Maths Plus a 3 year non-QTS route: • BA (Hons) Education Opportunities represented today
    6. 6. What defines a Teacher trained at Brighton?
    7. 7. • 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. University of Brighton teachers are:
    8. 8. 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. BA(Hons) in Primary Education with QTS
    9. 9. 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 BA(Hons) in Primary Education with QTS
    10. 10. 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 New Primary QTS Development for 2014
    11. 11. 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 Primary English and Maths QTS route
    12. 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. 13. 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 BA(Hons) Education
    14. 14. 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 BA(Hons) Education
    15. 15. 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 BA(Hons) Education
    16. 16. 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 Why Choose Brighton?
    17. 17. Useful contact details: www.brighton.ac.uk/education 01273 643912 deped@brighton.ac.uk Any questions?
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