Department of Education

Attend our Mini Open Day - 26 October

If you are interested in studying on a course in the Department of Education but missed the University Open Days, this event is for you!

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Stress put on academics by the REF recognised in Stern review

Recommendations in a new report aim to stamp out game-playing when it comes to the Research Excellence Framework.

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Education partnership in Jordan to boost international research & recruitment

The agreement will see academics from Bath travel to Jordan in order to deliver aspects of our successful part-time MA Education course.

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image credit: Rick Collier via flickr

Parental engagement toolkit launched

Our department has hosted a launch for a Toolkit for Parental Engagement.

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Ban on parents in pyjamas is a shameful power game

A headteacher asked parents not to do the school run in pyjamas – but it says more about those in power than parental morals.

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Are teachers suffering from a crisis of motivation?

We should be worried that half of teachers are thinking of leaving the profession.

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Research impact

Our research tackles key societal issues, investigating formal and informal contexts for learning to influence national and international policy and practice.

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Caitlin Burrows

"If I was ever asked to make the decision again, I wouldn’t change a thing."

- BA Education with Psychology (formally Childhood, Youth and Education Studies)

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A museum open to all

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London (image: David Castor)

A new €3.8 million project will develop new strategies and tools to facilitate access to cultural resources by people with difficulties associated with perception, memory, cognition and communication.

Study at our Doctor of Education Winter School 2017

Elisabeth Barratt-Hacking teaching students in a seminar room

Our Winter School is for students studying the Doctor of Education (EdD) course. It will take place between 18- 25 January 2017.

Undergraduate study

BA Education with Psychology

Dr Alex Masardo and some of our students discuss the Education with Psychology course and life in Bath.

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Our students

Rachel Locke

The University of Bath itself is a great place to be, live and study and offers so many new opportunities.

Rachel Locke

Postgraduate study

MA International Education and Globalisation

Students Zhiling Jiang, Nan Zou and Meenakshy Venkiteswaran speak about their experience and year in Bath.

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Study Centres

Students from the MA Education course share their Study Centre experiences.

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Research degrees

Researching a PhD

Susannah Learoyd-Smith and Skye Xin Zhao discuss researching a PhD in our Department.

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Research student insights

Naasirah Abdullah Teo

Naasirah is analysing adolescents’ relations to academic study, in an investigation of motive hierarchy.

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Research and consultancy


Research books

Our research is categorised by these four clusters:

  • Educational Leadership, Management and Governance
  • Internationalisation and Globalisation of Education
  • Language and Educational Practices
  • Learning, Pedagogy  and Diversity

For up-to-date information about our research projects please go to EducationResearch@Bath


Consultant using computer

Our Department offers a variety of research-based consultancy services to meet your requirements.

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