Teaching and Education

We provide a range of on-site events focusing on teaching and education. These events are designed to give your students an insight into university life. We are also able to provide a range of taster workshops for your students. These sessions can take place at either the University or your school or college. For more details and to book on-site events or taster sessions, please see the information below.

100%of BA (Hons) Education Studies students in work/study 6 months after graduating**HEFCE 2017
Top 20in Education**Guardian University League Table 2019
100%of BEd (Hons) Primary Education students in work/study 6 months after graduating**National Student Survey 2018

Date: 17 October 2018 (Year 13) and 13 February 2019 (Year 12)
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 100
Location: Kedleston Road, Markeaton Street, One Friar Gate Square, Britannia Mill, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: This event, based across all of our Derby sites, will give your students the opportunity to experience the breadth of courses we have to offer. They will be able to talk to current students, speak with support services such as Admissions, and get involved in activities run by our Union of Students. There are also taster sessions which provide a deeper understanding of the pathways and careers that our courses can lead to.
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Date: 6 June 2019
Year group: Year 12
Maximum size of group: 50
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: This session is aimed at students who may be thinking about becoming a teacher but who aren’t sure which option to choose. At Derby, we have a range of exciting teacher training courses which will prepare students to teach the age group of their choice - early years, primary, secondary and post-14 learners. 
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Date: 6 March 2019
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 100
Location: Kedleston Road, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: A look at the wide range of courses that students interested in working with young people can take, such as SEND, Early Childhood Studies and Education Studies as well as traditional teaching routes.
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Date: Flexible
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: Flexible
Location: University of Derby/your school or college
Length of event: Flexible
Description: We can provide a range of taster workshops for your students, either at the University or at your school or college. Examples of the types of tasters we can offer include:

  • Education Studies: Is there a gender agenda? The education debate
  • Education Studies: 'Because I said so!': exploring behaviour management in schools
  • Child and Youth: When is a lemon not a lemon? (focused on teaching, learning and adapting to the needs of individuals
  • Child and Youth: Spaghetti scaffolding (focusing on scaffolding learning and working effectively as a team, problem solving - solution focused thinking)
  • Early Childhood Studies: Play, Play, Play!: The role and importance of play in children's lives
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability: What makes SEND so special?
  • Teacher Training: Learn to teach; teach to learn

Get in touch: sclteam@derby.ac.uk