Our facilities

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The Department of Education and Childhood at UWE Bristol's Frenchay Campus has excellent facilities and resources for learning and teaching. Our high quality teaching rooms model contemporary classrooms so our trainee teachers can practice in an environment similar to a school situation. The Department and the wider university offer a range of excellent purpose built resources, including a performing arts centre.

Our specialist academic staff and professional technicians lead workshops and provide resources to support your studies and work with children. We ensure trainees’ IT skills are developed using multi-media technology in teaching. Online communities are maintained via UWE Bristol’s intranet system, blogging and seminar groups of students.


The Department of Education and Childhood provides a pleasant environment in which to study. Its modern, purpose-built facilities provide high-quality teaching rooms with state-of-the-art technology available.  

The Street café

Visit the Street café to relax and unwind in between your seminars and lectures. The café is a great meeting place and serves a selection of hot and cold drinks, snacks, breakfast and lunchtime bites.

Technical support and resources

At the Department of Education and Childhood you will find that our dedicated technicians are very much involved in supporting the day-to-day needs of staff, as well as supporting and delivering learning.

We offer specialist technical services in the following areas:

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