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.
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.
Professor Deb McGregor has recently published a new edition of her book Teaching Science Creatively.
Early Childhood Studies graduate, Rhiannon Jones, has taken up an exciting position as student engagement manager at Challenges Abroad.
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Oxford Brookes University is using cutting-edge virtual reality technology to recruit new students.
Five students from across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have received prizes for outstanding academic achievement in their first year of studies.
The Research Excellence Awards are a new initiative introduced by the University as part of Oxford Brookes’ commitment to supporting research-active academics.
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 of Personal, Social and Health Education and develop extra skills to teach Physical Education
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.
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 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 - a leading online network for teachers
Senior Lecturer in Education Patrick Alexander shared an account about his research trip to a school in New York with the Oxford Mail.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The School of Education recently celebrated the launch of several new publications across various subjects.
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.
Over 100 teachers and students recently attended a ‘Perspectives on Behaviour’ conference at the School of Education.
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.
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.
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences recently celebrated the launch of six new publications across various subjects.
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?’
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?’
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.
Dr Patrick Alexander, Senior Lecturer for the School of Education, has received the 2014 Fulbright-Peabody Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
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.
Oxford Brookes’ annual festival at Pegasus Theatre, this year entitled OutBurst, is again set to thrill audiences with cutting-edge research showcases and events.
Oxford Brookes University has joined forces with the University of Oxford to provide leadership development for staff and governors at primary schools in Oxford.
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.