The School of Education celebrates its fortieth year in teacher training and education is passionate about transforming the lives of children and young people and inspiring change.
We are delighted to have just achieved the top 10 in the latest national Guardian League Table for Education for 2014, out of 73 Institutions. This is strong testament to the total commitment of our staff to providing high quality teaching and learning for our students focusing on them as individuals, leading to high levels of student satisfaction and employability.
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Then join us at the University of Northampton for our SENCo programme starting in October 2013. If you wish to apply for funding please go to www.education.gov.uk/sencotraining and specify your chosen provider as the University of Northampton. The online form will go live on Monday 17th
June and will close on Wednesday 17th July. Applicants
for funding will be notified by email.
Find out more about the SENCo programme at the University of Northampton.
Our Student Voice
Our students are our greatest asset and can give you the best information on our courses, at The University and Northampton. Some of our Education students are tweeting for us, sharing their experiences, ideas, opinions about their course, their social life, the University and Northampton itself. Why not follow the conversations or even join in.
Lucy - BA QTS Primary Education (currently in year 1) @LucyPrimaryEd
Sarah - BA QTS Primary Education (currently in year 1)@Sarah_PrimaryEd
Nicole Coaly, BA Early Childhood Studies (currently in year 1)@Nicole_UON
Steph - Jt Education Studies (currently in year 2) @Steph_EdStudies
Lydia - BA Childhood and Youth (currently in year 1) @Lydia_uon
The School of Education has an international reputation for research, particularly in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion. The Centre for Education and Research (CeSNER) has strong partnerships with government agencies, professional associations, schools and settings on a national and international level. Our focus is on applied research and research that underpins our courses for an excellent student experience.
The University of Northampton is committed to delivering a new student experience, underpinned by a culture of entrepreneurship, research and social enterprise. In delivering this aim, we will become the first university in the UK to integrate both teaching and research activities, in all degree disciplines, with social enterprise and aim to be the UK's number one university for social enterprise by 2015.
The social enterprise theme unites work carried out in all our Schools, and many of our Departments, and builds on our existing strengths in enterprise promotion, community interaction, regional engagement, widening participation, third sector partnership, student volunteering and employability.
The school of Education has two social enterprises;
Behaviour2Learn is a website resource that exists to support the development of positive behaviour in classrooms and schools.
The Northampton Centre for Learning Behaviour (NCfLB) is involved in consultancy and development work both nationally and, principally, internationally with the focus of its activity on social and emotional aspects of learning and behaviour and the promotion of educational inclusion.
To learn more about the University's social enterprise schemes, visit our current initiatives page.