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Jude Penny and Colin Forster attend the Primary Science Education Conference

Jude and Colin thoroughly enjoyed their trip to the Primary Science Education Conference in Edinburgh, 6 – 8 June.  Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Professor Laura Shultz and Kate Bellingham made keynote addresses and there was a good range of…

Cross-national peer-to-peer mentoring update – Girona Exchange 2019

The cross-national peer-to-peer mentoring scheme began in February 2019. This pilot initiative, developed by Dr Alex Masardo and Dr Miquel Alsina, is a collaboration between the Universities of Gloucestershire, UK and Girona, Spain. It is being funded through…

Pedagogosium 2019, Wednesday 1st May

Final year BEd students attended this year’s pedagogosium and had a rich array of opportunities to reflect on their own dissertation research and the significance of research in their future careers as teachers.  Linda Kay( @lyndaMCKay18)and Neil Gilbride(@nmgilbride)…

Welcome to the third blog post in our series with primary ITE lecturers, Rachel Eperjesi and Tracey Wire.

Welcome to the third blog post in our series with primary ITE lecturers, Rachel Eperjesi and Tracey Wire. Rachel and Tracey both lecture in English on the undergraduate and postgraduate primary teacher training courses. In this series, they…

Erasmus RESCON Project – Viterbo

As part of the Erasmus RESCON Project, Innovative Methods to Support Resilience and Self-Confidence in Children, a group of five of us travelled to Viterbo, Italy, to share best practices with our European partners, and undertake training from…

Moderation event for BEd3, PGCE and School Direct PGCE placements, 28th March 2019

Last week, our annual moderation event took place at the Cheltenham Chase Hotel. Each year, we hold this important meeting with our partnership school mentors and class teachers who are hosting our BEd final year placement students, or…

Joint event attended by BEd, PGCE and School Direct PGCE primary student teachers

On Monday 18th March, our third year BEd students, PGCE Primary students and School Direct PGCE Primary students attended a joint event at Park Campus.   Following some course-specific input during the first part of the morning, all…

Welcome to the next blog post in our series with primary ITE lecturers, Rachel Eperjesi and Tracey Wire.

  Welcome to the next blog post in our series with primary ITE lecturers, Rachel Eperjesi and Tracey Wire. Rachel and Tracey both lecture in English on the undergraduate and postgraduate primary teacher training courses. In this series,…

BA Education Residential a Great Success

A group of 24 Level 6 BA (Hons) Education students and 3 (+1) members of the Education team went on a residential to Longtown Outdoor Learning Centre last week as part of the module ES6010 Learning Outside the…

Early Childhood Studies visit Sweden

On 21st January our current Level 6 ECS students visited Stockholm.  They were accompanied by Emma Butler and Sian Wyman.  A great trip was had by all!  Students visited five early years, school and Forest School settings. Two…