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: 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: 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