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Southampton hosts BSRLM Conference

14 June 2014

This conference is equally suitable to mathematics teachers and researchers alike and offers extensive opportunities for networking.


Undergraduate posters

Celebrating undergraduate students’ work

3 March 2014

Final year undergraduate students on the University of Southampton’s BSc Education and BSc Education and Psychology praised for the quality of their posters summarising their research.


Better training needed to help new teachers promote healthy lifestyles to children

17 February 2014

Research by the University of Southampton suggests new teachers could be better trained to help them promote health and lifestyle issues to children in schools.


Life Lab Grant Award

19 December 2013

Pupils from Southampton secondary schools will be able to discover how their diets and lifestyles lay the foundations for a healthier life … thanks to a grant from the University of Southampton’s Student Centeredness Fund. The award of £30,000 over three years will enable all Year 9 students (13-14 year olds) to take part in an activity day at LifeLab, in the new state of the art facilities based at Southampton General Hospital.


Hard work rewarded for Education students

20 November 2013

Undergraduates on the University of Southampton’s new programmes in BSc Education and BSc Education and Psychology have received certificates of achievement at a ceremony at the Southampton Education School. The students were praised for their hard work and progress in their first and second years of study.


Plight of Traveller children to feature on ‘Thinking Allowed’

15 November 2013

Dr Kalwant Bhopal, Reader in Education, will discuss her research into the experience of Traveller children in schools next Wednesday, 20 November, during the BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Thinking Allowed’.


PhD students drive forward public engagement with young people

1 November 2013

Students from local schools seized their chance to find out more about issues that matter to them at the Southampton Youth Debate organised by postgraduate researchers in Education, Politics and Geography.


Primary Science enquiry at the Mary Rose Trust Project

25 October 2013

How can primary teachers embed inquiry skills in science and across the curriculum during this time of curriculum change?


Thinking of teaching Computing in schools. Free Subject Knowledge Enhancement programme in Computer Science

25 October 2013

To be ready for the challenges of teacher training and teaching the developing Computing curriculum, your subject knowledge and understanding of information technology and computer science has to be of a sufficient standard. If your degree subject is not close enough to the subject you want to teach, you can take additional training before your initial teacher training (ITT) through Subject Knowledge Enhancement programmes (SKE).


Mentoring Mathematics Teachers

14 October 2013

A new book, edited by two academics from the School, was published last month.


Challenging university leaders

25 August 2013

Professor Tony Kelly, head of the University of Southampton Education School, has urged universities to respect both their star researchers and their gifted teachers in an online article for The Guardian’s Learning and Teaching hub.


New Professor for Southampton’s Head of Lifelong and Work-Related Learning

16 August 2013

Dr Jürgen Enders has been appointed as the new Head of the Lifelong and Work-Related Learning Research Centre (LaWRL) at Southampton Education School.


Further 'African Adventure' planned for PGCE

4 June 2013

Following the overwhelmingly positive feedback, from the first group of PGCE trainees and Graduate Teacher Programme teachers on their recent trip to Africa, it will be offered again in 2014.


Education academic awarded international professorship

10 May 2013

Southampton Education School's Dr Martin Dyke has been awarded a visiting professorship by Xiamen University


New project to explore inquiry skills

3 May 2013

Southampton Education School has secured funding from the AstraZeneca Science Teaching Trust to run a primary science research project.


Race discrimination in academia 'has not improved' over past 20 years

23 April 2013

Dr Bhopal’s research into racism of Black and ethnic minority academics has been featured in the Times Higher Education. The article is repeated below in full.


National Scholarship Fund

15 April 2013

Applications for the third round of the National Scholarship Fund (NSF) for teachers opened on 8 April 2013. The aim of the fund is to provide an opportunity for teachers to deepen their specialist or subject knowledge. It is anticipated that this will also lead to the sharing of learning, knowledge and expertise across the school system.


Southampton students given African opportunity

9 April 2013

Students from the University of Southampton are being given a unique opportunity to volunteer with local community projects in a poverty-hit region of South West Kenya.


Engaging teenagers in science will improve the health of future generations

27 March 2013

A science and educational-based approach to diet and lifestyle will help young people improve their own health and the health of their future children, Southampton research has shown.


Director of ITT speaks at Westminster

12 March 2013

Our Director of Initial Teacher Training has recently spoken at Westminster at an event entitled, “Training the Next Generation of Outstanding Teachers: New Strategies to Deliver Success”