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.
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.
Dr Richard Watermeyer writes about how the Research Excellence Framework measures the societal and economic impact of academic research in the UK.
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.
The new agreement will deepen the collaboration between the two universities, promoting student exchange, research and teaching collaboration.
The IB event brought together over 100 researchers to discuss developments in international education.
Professor Alma Harris has been heavily involved in the new report, from the International Council of Education Advisers to the Scottish Government.
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.