Beneficial impact within and beyond the education sector
We are a School that is seeking to redefine the education and professional development of the children and young people’s workforce. We offer distinctive and creative programmes that are responsive to the changes taking place in society, focusing on the diverse skills required of modern professionals. We have been identified as one of the leading teacher training providers in England. We are one of only 25 universities to have had their initial teacher training allocations confirmed for the next three years, an acknowledgement by the Department for Education of their excellent provision. We offer a range of PGCEs which will allow you to train as either a Primary or Secondary School Teacher.
Over the next five years our University will be investing £200 million in campus developments, which covers a wide range of projects across our campuses. Work is now complete on our new Carnegie Teacher Education Building. The two storey teaching facility will be used solely by our teacher training courses and comprises a number of spaces which mimic real-life nursery and primary school settings. All the classrooms have been designed to model both primary and early-years learning environments, which will allow our teaching students to investigate the impact of the environment on learning, teaching and assessment. It will also enable the students to work with children from local schools who will be able to visit for Carnegie School of Education aspiration and project days in a cutting edge, bespoke environment.
The School is committed to having a deep, beneficial impact within and beyond the education sector. We have recently completed a project for Lloyds Bank Group to evaluate their school governor programme which contributes to the bank’s CST commitment – click through to read our Final Report and Evaluation Summary. We are also developing a Multi Academy Trust that will support and aid the development of a number of our regional schools, bringing the support and resources offered by the university even closer to the experience of teachers in school.
As well as working with more than 600 schools, we have partnerships with nurseries, social enterprises and primary sector business
Overall student satisfaction on our Early Childhood Education leading to QTS course
Source: National Student Survey 2018
Overall student satisfaction on our Primary Education leading to QTS course
Source: National Student Survey 2018
Of our school students are in work or further study six months after graduating
Source: Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17
Professor Damien Page
Professor Damien Page is Dean of The Carnegie School of Education. He began his career as a lecturer of English in further education and he was also a manager in a number of subject areas including humanities, finance and construction.Read More
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A specialist university research group has been set up to examine mental health issues across the education sector.
Tackling racial inequality in universities
Leeds Beckett is set to co-host an international workshop in Brazil next year, with the aim of tackling racial inequality in universities.
How white people can talk about race
At 1pm on 8 March, Dr Shona Hunter will discuss the urgent question of how white people can talk about race.
Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop - Higher education and societal transformation: Decolonisation and racial equality
This is a Researcher Links international workshop funded by the British Council. The workshop will be coordinated by Professor Shirley Anne Tate (CRED) and Professor Breitner Taveres (University of Brasilia and Post-doctoral Fellow in CRED in 2018). It will take place at the University of Brasilia from 3rd - 5th June 2019.
Story Rebels: A new type of hero
A Story Makers Festival of children’s voice and book launch!
CollectivED Knowledge Exchange: Creating Powerful Professional Learning in Education
The First CollectivED Knowledge Exchange: creating powerful professional learning through re-thinking coaching, mentoring and collaborative leadership in education