Department of Education

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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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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Study shows most teenage friendships doomed to fail: but whose fault is that?

Only 1% of adolescent friendships last the distance - but could our schools be the real root of the problem?

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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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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 Education video

Lindsay Engram a full-time MA Education student talks about the course.

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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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