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Department of Education

We conduct research and teach courses to further our understanding of a range of education-related issues nationally and internationally.

Study education

Find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.

Our research

We are involved in a wide range of research activities, including collaborative projects at both national and international levels.


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Education as and for Epistemic, Environmental and Transitional justice to enable Sustainable Development.

Wicked theories and COVID-19 policies

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Blog: Professor Hugh Lauder reviews the government's response to COVID-19, the thought process behind herd immunity, and 'wicked theories' in policymaking.


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Greater access to the great outdoors

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Dr Simon Hayhoe talks about his new book, Accessible Vacations: An Insider’s Guide to 10 National Parks, which aims to help travellers with disabilities.

Upcoming events

View the upcoming events in our Department.

Qatar Study Centre February 2022

15 Feb 2022 1.00pm Online

Applications are now open for this Study Centre taking place with the Education Development Institute-Qatar Foundation, Doha (Qatar).

Jordan Study Centre June 2022

15 Jun 2022 11.00am Online

Applications are now open for this Study Centre taking place with the Amman Baccalaureate School, Jordan.

About the Department of Education

Our department is a thriving academic community. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses of study.

We have a strong national and international reputation for our research, and post updates on our research blog.

Our excellent networks, include schools, colleges, universities, government departments and other educational institutions.

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