Southampton Education School


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

Hone your research skills

Hone your research skills to satisfy your curiosity

14 May 2014

The University of Southampton has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help people improve their research project skills and share ideas.

Southampton hosts BSRLM Conference

9 May 2014

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

Professor Lumby to research micro-politics in higher education

9 May 2014

Professor Jacky Lumby has been commissioned by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education to investigate the kind of leadership activity in higher education organisations that is not often exposed, micro-politics.

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).