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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…

Reading Teachers, Reading Pupils

Reading Teachers, Reading Pupils is a project set up by the Cheltenham Festivals & The Open University. It aims to get teachers together to share high quality children’s literature in a reading group setting and also to develop…

School Direct Salaried Annual Conference

The annual School Direct Salaried Conference took place on Wednesday the 16th of January at Park Campus. The event was very well attended, and Rita Owen (Course Leader) was pleased to welcome almost all the cohort on the day.  …

Re-engaging Young Offenders with Education and Learning

Dr Adeela ahmed-Shafi, Tristan Middleton, Rebecca Pritchard and Sian Templeton are currently leading on an Erasmus + project entitled Re-engaging Young Offenders with Education and Learning (RENYO). The aim of RENYO is to enhance educators’ capability to re-engage young offenders with…

PGCE Secondary Professional Studies – Working with Partnership Headteachers

We are delighted that our PGCE Secondary trainees have enjoyed and benefited from the expertise of a fantastic range of school  based and University based speakers over the current professional studies series. The high quality speakers have included…

Resilience Book Update

Adeela, Tristan, Sian, Paul and Jenny met up a couple of weeks ago for an editorial meeting for the forthcoming book with Springer Publishers entitled ‘Reconceptualising Resilience for Education and Beyond’. They are pleased to report that good…