News from 2014

Current news.

November

In Memory of Geoff Edmondson, OBE

We are sad to share the news that former student and lecturer Geoff Edmondson has died at the age of 76.

October

Leap into the imagination with Exeter's festival of writing for children

A stellar line up of top children’s authors will be sharing their expertise at Exeter’s festival of writing for and by young people during the October half term from 25 October to 1 November. 

St Luke’s Campus celebrates 160 years of teacher training

The University of Exeter’s St Luke’s Campus is celebrating its 160th anniversary this year. 

August

In memory of Professor Anna Craft

18 August 2014
It is with great sadness that we report that Professor Anna Craft died on 11 August.

July

Superheroes to the rescue, to religious education and beyond

A new initiative that uses superheroes to teach Religious Education at a school in Cornwall has won a national award.

June

Exeter academic wins most prestigious award for Higher Education teaching

A major education award that celebrates outstanding impact on the student learning experience and educational institutions has been awarded to a University of Exeter academic.

New approach to writing changes policy and practice

A decade of research into the development of writing in school-aged children at the University of Exeter has shaped classroom practice in the teaching of writing and informed national and international policy. 

May

Revolutionising Religious Education in schools

A new textbook has been written by University of Exeter academics which invites pupils to explore and interpret the meaning of biblical stories in a revolutionary new way.

March

University launches Q Step programme

The University of Exeter is launching a pivotal new programme designed to improve quantitative social science training. 

February

Teacher training receives top rating

The recently published ‘Good Teacher Training Guide’ has rated the University of Exeter’s Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) as one of the top three university providers for teacher education in the country. 

August

Cartoon Superheroes Herald a New Approach to RE

23 January 2014
A new approach to teaching Religious Education (RE) pioneered by a University of Exeter researcher has some very unusual classroom helpers – cartoon superheroes.