The study of education enables us to identify and challenge its purposes, practices and functions in different contexts.
Department of Education
We conduct research and teach courses to further our understanding of a range of education-related issues nationally and internationally.
Our Department of Education offers a range of postgraduate courses, from taught master's to research degrees.
Our Summer School is for students studying the Doctor of Education (EdD) and MA Education courses. It will take place between 27 June - 20 July 2018.
Samantha Stone talks about the benefits of studying for an MRes before moving on to a PhD.
Joyce Meloni, who completed her undergraduate degree in 2014, reminisces about her experience of the course, and how it helped her in pursuing her dream career.
Our department has a longstanding commitment to excellence in research that's nationally and internationally significant.
For children, the most important aspect of school life is the relationships they build with their friends and teachers, says Ceri Brown, Lecturer in Education.
Listen to Dr Janet Goodall talking about the important differences between learning, education and schooling.
A new research project will assess the changes in attitude towards multilingual children, to help policy makers support pupils with more than one language.
Dr Ceri Brown writes for The Conversation about the the issues with increasing the levels of tests and exams for young people.
Contact details for all permanent and visiting members of the Department.
Alma Harris and Nick Pearce have been named Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Improving access and provisions for blind and partially sighted visitors to cultural heritage sites is the theme of this week's 'Sensing Culture' event.
Research from our Department of Education finds an increase in 'commuter students' living at home and travelling a significant distance to university.
Professor Monica McLean discusses engagement of South African rural students with university and how this relates to their epistemic contribution to society.
In this talk, Professor Yong Zhao calls for a paradigm shift in education to focus on enhancing the unique strengths and passion of every child.