Teaching and Education

Education "Students most enjoyed finding out more information about courses and the taster sessions." – Teacher who attended a year 12 Education Taster Day
 Exploring Careers in Education
Date Wednesday 8 February and Wednesday 21 June 2017
Year Group Year 12/13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description If your students think that a career in education is just about becoming a teacher, we'll encourage them to think again. Join us for a full day of education workshops and talks at our Kedleston Road site. Students will have the opportunity to take part in a range of subject-specific workshops, alongside talks on university life, student finance and student living.
Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk or book here
 Education Experience Day
Date Tuesday 11 July 2017
Year Group Year 10 students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description Led by our lecturers and supported by our undergraduate Mentors, this day aims to provide your students with a taste of what studying an education course is really like at university. Students will have the opportunity to explore subject areas such as teaching, education and childhood studies.
Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk or book here 
 Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 10 - Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size 30 students
Length of session 1-2 hours or part of a full day visit to the University
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description

Titles:

Childhood Studies

  • Exploring careers in early childhood studies
  • Exploring careers in child and youth studies
  • Creating positive learning environments for young people aged 0-19 years
  • What influences learning and development in the early years (0-5 years)

Education Studies and Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

  • A day in the life of an Education Studies student
  • What can you do with an Education Studies degree?
  • Teaching English to speakers of other languages
  • Working with students with special needs

Initial Teacher Training

  • Mathematical problem solving in the primary classroom
  • Storytelling and story making in primary English

Contact us for more details on the above sessions

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 

Contact us

E: outreach@derby.ac.uk

T: 01332 591088