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University's trainee teachers off to Africa!

27 March 2015

Imagine you are a trainee teacher and you find yourself in a remote part of Africa, with no electricity, no water, not enough desks, pens or paper and 60 children to teach! This is the challenge facing a group of Primary and Secondary trainee teachers from Southampton Education School’s PGCE course.

Southampton Education School achieves outstanding impact results in the REF 2014

19 December 2014

Southampton Education School saw 100% of research impact rated as internationally excellent or of world-leading quality. Having risen 10 places from RAE 2008, Education at Southampton is now firmly in the top quartile of all UK Education Departments and is well on its way to becoming one of the foremost Education departments in Europe.

The impact of 'impact' on the REF

18 December 2014

In his opinion piece published today by The Conversation Professor Anthony Kelly, Head of Southampton Education School commented on the impact of the inclusion in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) of the ‘impact’ of academic research on the wider world.

Polymer Solutions event report

17 December 2014

On Friday 12th December twenty science teachers and technicians participated in a special ‎Mathematics and Science Learning Centre professional development event at the ExxonMobil ‎Fawley ‎refining and petrochemical complex, Southampton. ‎

Recent NQT survey confirms high quality of Teacher Training at Southampton

5 November 2014

Southampton Education School achieved very good results in the latest Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) survey, both in Primary and Secondary provision.

FREE Raspberry Pi with Python programming sessions for teachers of computing

3 October 2014

Mathematics and Science Learning Centre is running a series of twilight professional development sessions in Python programming. These sessions are designed for teachers of the new Computing curriculum.
Each participant will receive a free Raspberry Pi as part of the programme.

New literacy and phonics programme for primary teachers

30 September 2014

As part of its professional development offer, Southampton Education School is running a programme of literacy and phonics workshops led by Dr Miranda Dodd, Senior Teaching Fellow (Phonics and Early Literacy).

Python Programming Twilights for teachers of computing

25 September 2014

Mathematics and Science Learning Centre is providing professional development twilight sessions on Python programming for teachers of Computing starting on October 2014.

Post-ITT Subject Knowledge Enhancement in Physics and Chemistry (Maths and Computing)

16 September 2014

Places still available in chemistry, physics and computing.
Are you a qualified teacher, teaching chemistry or physics without a ‎specialism? Research clearly shows that teachers with subject ‎specialism training are more effective in teaching that subject at ‎secondary level.

Open evening information flyer

Open Evenings in Southampton Education School

16 September 2014

Southampton Education School is running open evenings through the year. Come and find out about training to teach at Southampton Education School. We run the following teacher training courses:

Primary Teacher training (PGCE), including School Direct
Secondary Teacher Training (PGCE), including School Direct
Further Education Teacher Training (PGCE)
Improve your subject knowledge to teach (SKE): Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics

Officers graduate from the University of Southampton

14 August 2014

The University of Southampton has celebrated the latest group of graduates to complete their Masters degrees as part of a partnership with the Army’s Educational and Training Services (ETS) Unit.

Developing your research project; free online course to support you

4 July 2014

A free, pioneering online initiative to help people develop basic research skills launches today at the University of Southampton.

LifeLab gets royal seal of approval

1 July 2014

The University of Southampton welcomed HRH The Countess of Wessex to LifeLab on Friday 27 June to officially open the facility that aims to empower school students to take more control over their health.

Additional Primary PGCE places allocated for September 2014

30 June 2014

If you are interested in teaching Primary aged children but thought it was too late to start training in September 2014, the Primary PGCE programme has just been allocated some additional places.

Professor Lumby to evaluate the work of European Policy Network on School Leadership

18 June 2014

The European Policy Network on School Leadership is a consortium of policymakers, practitioners and academics drawing its membership from the majority of countries in Europe.

Professor Fan awarded distinguished international professorship

10 June 2014

Southampton Education School's Professor Lianghuo Fan has been awarded Distinguished Overseas Professor, a distinguished visiting professorship by East China Normal University (ECNU). Located in Shanghai, China, ECNU is a top Chinese university and one of the two best universities in educational science. According to ECNU, the award was given to Professor Fan in recognition of his “outstanding international reputation” in research and scholarship.

Professor Muijs works with Flemish government

3 June 2014

Professor Muijs was invited to sit on a policy evaluation commission for the Flemish government, evaluating teacher education reforms.

Computer Programming in Key Stage 3 with computational thinking

30 May 2014

On June 10th 2014 Southampton Education School, supported by the University of Southampton Outreach will be providing an opportunity for local pupils to learn to computer programme at the Highfield campus.

PGCE Students in Africa

Another successful 'African Adventure' our PGCE students

21 May 2014

Following overwhelmingly positive feedback from the first group of PGCE trainees and Graduate Teacher Programme teachers on their trip to Africa in 2013, a second group made the trip in 2014 and caught up with projects previously visited.

Postgraduate Research Conference

20 May 2014

This student led conference was proposed by Chris Downey and Dr John Schulz as an opportunity for Postgraduate Research (PGR) students to strengthen their organisation skills, meet university quality standards, work with colleagues from different parts of the world and provide a conference platform for PGRs to present their work