News and Events from the School of Sport and Education

Brunel Education becomes its own Department in August

As part of the university-wide Transformational Change Project, a new Department of Education will be established on 1st August 2014. The Department of Education will be situated within the new College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences, a location intended to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and joint activity in teaching and research.

Former Student Brings Britain’s Basketball Stars Back to Brunel

A former Brunel student has returned to the university to put on a one day showcase fundraiser for British basketball.

Sam Neter, a first class Sport Sciences student who graduated in 2008, now runs leading UK basketball website On Sunday June 15 Neter, staged the inaugural Hoopsfix All-Star Classic in aid of the Hoopsfix Foundation – a newly-launched not-for-profit initiative dedicated to helping grow the game in the UK.

Making ITT better, Monday 7th July 2014

We are developing the Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programmes and their ‘shape’ in order to meet the needs of schools and student teachers. It is essential that we consult with our partners about how we work together to provide the best possible education for the teachers of the future.

Research proves World Cup quality footballers are on the ball

By working with Gillette, the Football Association and professional players, Brunel researchers have discovered that top international sportsmen can anticipate an opponent’s actions as much as 80 milliseconds before they move.

Brunel University NCETM Accreditation: Delivering high quality mathematics CPD

Two members of the Education department have successfully achieved accreditation from the NCETM (National Centre for the Excellence in Teaching Mathematics) meaning that they can act as Professional Development Leads.

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