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An insight into your department

Learn from expert tutors in our outstanding facilities. Develop your skills, gain real-world experience and create your own connections whilst on placement. Explore education and teaching in a variety of settings, including beach schools and our very own forest school. Read on to get an insight into your community.


Real-world experience

One student said:

“Edge Hill provides absolutely amazing placements. With a vast number of schools, they have the facility to provide the perfect placement for you. Ther’s also the opportunity for you to partake in distant placements in the Isle of Man or Cumbria or to have a placement in Special Educational Needs school. Placements at Edge Hill really are brilliant by putting the student’s development needs at the heart of everything.”

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A student walks past the Language Centre in the Law and Psychology building.

Let’s go to the beach

Senior Lecturer Cait Talbot-Landers is the founding member of a network of schools and organisations developing beach school education.

Cait said: “Students receive lectures and seminars on key themes of Learning Outside the Classroom and are given opportunities to take part in workshops using the outdoors.

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Education Society

Edge Hill’s student-led education society is the only one in the United Kingdom to have support and funding from the National Education Union (NEU).

Joining Edge Hill’s Education society is a fantastic opportunity, allowing you to expand your knowledge and gain additional experiences alongside your academic studies.

Find out more about the Education Society

Faculty of Education Lakeside

Overlooking a picturesque lake, our state-of-the-art £9 million Faculty of Education building is the centrepiece of our Western Campus and the hub of our teaching activity.

It features a 300-seat lecture theatre, five well-equipped ICT suites and 18 further teaching rooms complete with the very latest technology, plus a popular café where students meet to socialise and discuss their studies. 

Faculty of Education Lakeside at night

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Faculty of Education (Lakeside)