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29 March 2018

Our Primary Education trip to Carsington Water

Our BEd (Hons) Primary Education staff and students look at how the wider world can impact the classroom on a study trip to Carsington

25 September 2017

Dr Tony Sewell to speak at the first annual Education Studies lecture

The first annual Education Studies lecture will take place on Wednesday 11 October 2017 with Dr Tony Sewell, founder and director of Generating Genius.

22 June 2017

University of Derby achieves Gold for teaching excellence

The University of Derby has been awarded Gold by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in the country’s first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), putting it in the top 20% of all providers in the UK.

9 May 2017

University team donates prize money to help young people in care

The Initial Teacher Education (ITE) team at the University of Derby has donated £1,500 to Plus One, which provides young people in care, care leavers and their families with the opportunity to experience free arts experiences in Derby.

15 February 2017

Early Years Conference 2017

Education team attend Govconnect's Early Years Conference 2017 at The Royal Society of Medicine, London.

9 January 2017

Derby Holocaust survivor to tell his story at special event

One of the last surviving holocaust survivors, Bernard Grunberg, will be visiting the University Derby to recount how he fled a Fascist led Germany.

7 December 2016

Dean's Awards 2016

48 students from the College of Education were awarded at the Dean's Awards.

26 September 2016

NICEC Conference

The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) at the University of Derby was been proud to host an international conference for the National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling (NICEC).

21 July 2016

Early Years Teacher Team Conference 2016

On Saturday 9 July the University of Derby’s Early Years Teacher Status team hosted their annual Early Years Conference.

15 July 2016

Student who overcame battle with dyslexia and set up her own business to graduate today

A student who left school with no qualifications and battled with dyslexia has gone on to set up her own business and will graduate with a First-Class Honours degree at the University of Derby today (15 July 2016).

13 July 2016

Dual degrees: Mother and daughter to graduate together

A mother and daughter who studied at the University of Derby will graduate together this week at the University’s award ceremonies.

18 April 2016

Early Childhood Students receive First Aid awards

Our Early Childhood Studies students have been presented with certificates following successful completion of a British Red Cross Paediatric First Aid course.

24 March 2016

University listed in top three for prestigious teacher training guide

The University of Derby’s outstanding reputation for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) has been recognised after being listed in the top three for undergraduate teacher training in the prestigious Good Teacher Training Guide 2015.

24 February 2016

Education students celebrate success at University of Derby

Aspiring leaders within the early years sector have celebrated success after completing their programmes of study at the University of Derby.

23 February 2016

University of Derby and SET working together

The University of Derby is working closely with SET, The Society for Education and Training, to promote the benefits of being a member of the professional association to both current and former trainees of the PGCE Post-14 Education programme.