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Local boy returns home to inspire others to study in Cumbria

Local boy returns home to inspire others to study in Cumbria

For Paul Lawlor, going home to Northern Ireland has been a little different these days since he graduated earlier this year. The Belfast born 25-year-old graduated from the University of Cumbria with a BA (Hons) in Primary Education with qualified teacher status (QTS) in July. Now he’s on the road around Northern Ireland talking about his experiences at university and inspiring prospective students.


Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Tagged Northern Ireland

Teacher training link with Northern Ireland reaches 10-year milestone

Teacher training link with Northern Ireland reaches 10-year milestone

An initiative that helps train new teachers from Northern Ireland is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019. The University of Cumbria has been working to meet a demand from prospective students in Northern Ireland for postgraduate primary teacher training for the last decade.


Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tagged Education, Northern Ireland

First day at university for tomorrow’s teachers

First day at university for tomorrow’s teachers

Aspiring teachers have flocked in their hundreds to start their training with the University of Cumbria. As millions of schoolchildren return to classes this week, around 700 students have arrived on the university’s campuses in Lancaster, Carlisle and London to register on courses to further their own education and development.


Posted on Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Tagged Carlisle, Children and Families, Education, Lancaster, London, Northern Ireland

Graduating teachers' homelearning help for parents during Covid19 pandemic

Graduating teachers' homelearning help for parents during Covid19 pandemic

Trainee teachers who are soon to graduate are behind a scheme to support parents and families amid uncertainty about pupils returning to school. More than 30 University of Cumbria final year Early Years, Primary and Secondary teacher training students are running a daily service for any parent or carer seeking help, advice or fresh ideas on how to make learning fun and meaningful for their children. The Homeschooling Support scheme is free and can be found on Facebook.


Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Tagged Carlisle, Children and Families, Education, Graduation, Lancaster, London, Northern Ireland, Undergraduate