Brookes Undergraduate Research Success

Brookes Undergraduate Research Success

Three undergraduates from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have had their research selected to represent Oxford Brookes at a national level. Additionally, Olena Zyelyentsova and Georgia Shortman have been invited to share their research at the Posters in Parliament conference in March 2017.

First World War register digitised

First World War register digitised

School of Education to launch collaborative project with Japanese primary schools

School of Education to launch collaborative project with Japanese primary schools

Mary Briggs, Debbie Wright, and Clare Fenwick of the School of Education, will be building on three years of successful collaboration in a research project that compares mentoring practices in teacher education in the UK and Japanese primary schools.

Education professor releases new book

Education professor releases new book

Professor Deb McGregor has recently published a new edition of her book Teaching Science Creatively.

Graduate lands job with Challenges Abroad

Graduate lands job with Challenges Abroad

Early Childhood Studies graduate, Rhiannon Jones, has taken up an exciting position as student engagement manager at Challenges Abroad.

Brookes becomes first University in the UK to offer virtual reality tour

Brookes becomes first University in the UK to offer virtual reality tour

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is using cutting-edge virtual reality technology to recruit new students.

First Year Students receive Ede and Ravenscroft Prize

First Year Students receive Ede and Ravenscroft Prize

Five students from across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have received prizes for outstanding academic achievement in their first year of studies.

Leading Humanities and Social Sciences academics recognised in new research excellence awards

Leading Humanities and Social Sciences academics recognised in new research excellence awards

The Research Excellence Awards are a new initiative introduced by the University as part of Oxford Brookes’ commitment to supporting research-active academics.

Dr David Colley is elected Chair of SEBDA

Dr David Colley is elected Chair of SEBDA

The School of Education is delighted to confirm that Dr David Colley, Senior Lecturer in Child Development and Special Educational Needs and Inclusion at Oxford Brookes, has recently been elected Chair of the Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Association (SEBDA).

Primary Teacher Education Students become accredited teachers

Primary Teacher Education Students become accredited teachers

Primary Teacher Education Students become accredited teachers of Personal, Social and Health Education and develop extra skills to teach Physical Education

Education Studies introduces new named award in Special Educational Needs, Disabilities and Inclusion (SENDI)

Education Studies introduces new named award in Special Educational Needs, Disabilities and Inclusion (SENDI)

Teacher training students participate in outdoor adventure residential

Teacher training students participate in outdoor adventure residential

In February, students from the BA Primary Education course and PGCE course at Oxford Brookes went to Kilvrough Manor Outdoor Education Centre on a residential university trip.

School of Education host charity fundraising day in aid of Sobell House

School of Education host charity fundraising day in aid of Sobell House

On Thursday 14 April the School of Education hosted a charity fundraising day at Harcourt Hill Campus in aid of Sobell House, a hospice in Oxford which provides specialist palliative care and support to adult patients and their family, friends and carers.

Oxford Brookes named as one of the best young universities in the world

Oxford Brookes named as one of the best young universities in the world

Oxford Brookes University has been named in the Times Higher Education’s 150 Under 50 Rankings for the first time.

Brookes School of Education researcher has work published in the TES

Brookes School of Education researcher has work published in the TES

Brookes School of Education researcher has work published in the TES - a leading online network for teachers

Brookes in the Bronx

Brookes in the Bronx

Senior Lecturer in Education Patrick Alexander shared an account about his research trip to a school in New York with the Oxford Mail.

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2016 start

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2016 start

To mark its 150th Anniversary, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University, is pleased to offer a number of full-time PhD Studentships across a range of subject areas in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, starting in January 2016.

Magna Carta Schools project a huge success

Magna Carta Schools project a huge success

2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta; to celebrate the university launched a ‘Modern Magna Carta Challenge” in which primary and secondary school pupils were challenged to create a physical response to the Magna Carta by creating their own idea of what a modern charter might look like.

A picture book worth a thousand words

A picture book worth a thousand words

Mathew Tobin, Senior Lecturer in English and Children’s Literature at Oxford Brookes University’s School of Education recently spoke at The Guardian’s ‘Reading for Pleasure’ conference.

Primary pupils' science attainments are improved with creative lessons

Primary pupils' science attainments are improved with creative lessons

School of Education student wins UK Literacy Association Research prize

School of Education student wins UK Literacy Association Research prize

Third-year primary education students certificated as Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) teachers

Third-year primary education students certificated as Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) teachers

16 Primary Education students following the Year 3 Health and Wellbeing pathway have been awarded the ‘Chartered Teacher of PSHE’ certificate after successfully completing the PSHE Association’s Chartered Teacher Programme, a course that has been developed to give student teachers comprehensive training in PSHE teaching.

Book launch celebration in the School of Education

Book launch celebration in the School of Education

The School of Education recently celebrated the launch of several new publications across various subjects.

Centre for Educational Consultancy and Development welcomes teachers from the Hefei province of China

Centre for Educational Consultancy and Development welcomes teachers from the Hefei province of China

The Centre for Educational Consultancy and Development recently welcomed 10 teachers from the Hefei Province of China to visit local schools and take part in an onsite programme of teaching and learning.

Local teachers and students discuss behaviour management in schools

Local teachers and students discuss behaviour management in schools

Over 100 teachers and students recently attended a ‘Perspectives on Behaviour’ conference at the School of Education.

Pioneering online course supports computing education drive in primary schools

Pioneering online course supports computing education drive in primary schools

Pioneering online course supports computing education drive in primary schools

Pioneering online course supports computing education drive in primary schools

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan will announce at the BETT educational technology show today (21st January) that alongside companies such as Google and O2, Oxford Brookes will be supporting a project to teach computing in primary schools across England.

School of Education training programme for newly qualified teachers is a big success

School of Education training programme for newly qualified teachers is a big success

The School of Education has recently launched a series of educational workshops for newly qualified teachers (NQTs) during their first year of teaching. The Primary NQT Training Programme is run in partnership with the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance.

Celebration of newly published authors in Humanities and Social Sciences

Celebration of newly published authors in Humanities and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences recently celebrated the launch of six new publications across various subjects.

Inspiring tomorrow's teachers in outstanding teacher training

Inspiring tomorrow's teachers in outstanding teacher training

How Ought War to be Remembered in Schools?

How Ought War to be Remembered in Schools?

David Aldridge, Programme lead for Professional Education courses, recently led a seminar at the Institute of Education discussing ‘How Ought War to be Remembered in Schools?’

How ought war to be remembered in schools?

How ought war to be remembered in schools?

David Aldridge,Programme lead for Professional Education courses, recently led a seminar at the Institute of Education discussing ‘How Ought War to be Remembered in Schools?’

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2015 start

PhD studentships of up to £14,000 a year available now for January 2015 start

A range of research studentships are now open to applications in ten subject areas across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The closing date for applications is 24 November 2014 and successful applicants will begin their studies in January 2015.

Oxford Brookes to help teachers develop primary computing in local schools

Oxford Brookes to help teachers develop primary computing in local schools

Prestigious Fulbright research award for Oxford Brookes Academic

Prestigious Fulbright research award for Oxford Brookes Academic

Dr Patrick Alexander, Senior Lecturer for the School of Education, has received the 2014 Fulbright-Peabody Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

Oxford Brookes Academic wins prestigious Fulbright Award to the US

Oxford Brookes Academic wins prestigious Fulbright Award to the US

Research degree funding on your mind?

Research degree funding on your mind?

Outstanding results from teachers training 'on the job'

Outstanding results from teachers training 'on the job'

Students' life changing trip to The Gambia

Students' life changing trip to The Gambia

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Students' Conference Held at Brookes

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Students' Conference Held at Brookes

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences picks up two awards at Brookes Union Teaching Awards

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences picks up two awards at Brookes Union Teaching Awards

The Faculty had two winners on the night, each receiving a beautiful glass trophy. Dr Ian Holgate won Best Single Learning Experience for a fantastic and "inspirational" visit he organised for Art History students to the Tate Britain and Tate Modern.

Reading for Pleasure' Children's Literature Conference

Reading for Pleasure' Children's Literature Conference

Major OutBurst planned for May

Major OutBurst planned for May

Oxford Brookes’ annual festival at Pegasus Theatre, this year entitled OutBurst, is again set to thrill audiences with cutting-edge research showcases and events.

Centre for Science Education supports creativity and originality in primary science

Centre for Science Education supports creativity and originality in primary science

Boosting leadership skills in Oxford’s primary schools

Boosting leadership skills in Oxford’s primary schools

MA TESOL students help local schools embrace EAL training

MA TESOL students help local schools embrace EAL training

Teacher Education for the twenty first century: what can England and Japan learn from each other?

Teacher Education for the twenty first century: what can England and Japan learn from each other?

Brookes English Language & Communication student takes to the airwaves

Brookes English Language & Communication student takes to the airwaves

Brookes Senior Lecturer speaks at All Party Parliamentary Group meeting

Brookes Senior Lecturer speaks at All Party Parliamentary Group meeting

A Five Star Day!

A Five Star Day!

Faculty hosts first research student conference with a full programme of speakers and breakout sessions

Faculty hosts first research student conference with a full programme of speakers and breakout sessions

Oxford's two universities support leadership development in primary schools

Oxford's two universities support leadership development in primary schools

Oxford's two universities support leadership development in primary schools

Oxford's two universities support leadership development in primary schools

Oxford Brookes University has joined forces with the University of Oxford to provide leadership development for staff and governors at primary schools in Oxford.

Senior Education Lecturer speaks at the House of Commons

Senior Education Lecturer speaks at the House of Commons

Oxford Brookes takes part in the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign

Oxford Brookes takes part in the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign

Dr Glen O'Hara in Independent: Destruction of GCSEs a

Dr Glen O'Hara in Independent: Destruction of GCSEs a "tragedy"

PGCE physics with maths

PGCE physics with maths

JHB and Santander Scholarship winners

JHB and Santander Scholarship winners

Grant awarded to improve Primary school science, numeracy and literacy

Grant awarded to improve Primary school science, numeracy and literacy

The children loved it! Please can we be part of it next year

The children loved it! Please can we be part of it next year

Amazing Acts

Amazing Acts

Brilliant!, I've been inspired to tweet

Brilliant!, I've been inspired to tweet

New AHRC Director visits Brookes

New AHRC Director visits Brookes

Brookes Humanities and Social Sciences students storm the stage at Pegasus Festival

Brookes Humanities and Social Sciences students storm the stage at Pegasus Festival

Sign up now for the Undergraduate Student Research Conference 2012

Sign up now for the Undergraduate Student Research Conference 2012

Protecting the world's only poisonous primate

Protecting the world's only poisonous primate

First Oxfordshire National SENCO qualifications are awarded at Brookes

First Oxfordshire National SENCO qualifications are awarded at Brookes

School of Education links with Japan offer wider opportunities for collaboration

School of Education links with Japan offer wider opportunities for collaboration

BBC focus on Brookes' Good Behaviour Game pilot

BBC focus on Brookes' Good Behaviour Game pilot

BBC focus on Brookes' Good Behaviour Game pilot

BBC focus on Brookes' Good Behaviour Game pilot

The BBC has produced a report on a new classroom game which aims to promote good behaviour and is being piloted in Oxfordshire primary schools with the help of Oxford Brookes.

Oxford Brookes Clearing Information 2011

Oxford Brookes Clearing Information 2011

Vice-Chancellor lays stone at Harcourt's new student residences

Vice-Chancellor lays stone at Harcourt's new student residences

Students from local schools attend fun afternoon of maths workshops led by PGCE students

Students from local schools attend fun afternoon of maths workshops led by PGCE students

Oxford Brookes Education courses rise in subjects tables

Oxford Brookes Education courses rise in subjects tables

Dr Megan Crawford meets the Queen on Commonwealth Day

Dr Megan Crawford meets the Queen on Commonwealth Day

Megan Crawford becomes Scholar at University of New Brunswick

Megan Crawford becomes Scholar at University of New Brunswick

Brookes Students in Gambia

Brookes Students in Gambia

The impact of EYPS mentorship

The impact of EYPS mentorship

Chilean Vice-Chancellor visits the Westminster Institute of Education

Chilean Vice-Chancellor visits the Westminster Institute of Education

Lecturer to lead May Day Morning musicians

Lecturer to lead May Day Morning musicians

Professor William Gibson becomes visiting fellowship at Yale University

Professor William Gibson becomes visiting fellowship at Yale University

Dr Megan Crawford elected as teaching staff governor

Dr Megan Crawford elected as teaching staff governor

'Freedom for a Creative Curriculum'

'Freedom for a Creative Curriculum'

Professors under the research spotlight

Professors under the research spotlight

Philosopher, Dan O'Brien book published

Philosopher, Dan O'Brien book published

Institute Staff and Students visit India

Institute Staff and Students visit India

What Makes an Exemplary Teacher of Science?

What Makes an Exemplary Teacher of Science?

Oxford Brookes professor to speak at international conference

Oxford Brookes professor to speak at international conference

Jane Spiro novel relaunched

Jane Spiro novel relaunched

Lecturer receives National Teaching Fellowship

Lecturer receives National Teaching Fellowship

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