The Faculty of Education offers a supportive and stimulating research and scholarly environment for postgraduate students interested in studying for one of our taught or research degrees. Opportunities are available relating to any field of educational policy and/or practice and/or childhood studies as well as other allied fields and professions.
Professors and senior academics have a wide range of research interests and expertise including:
Higher education policy and practice, the nature of interpretive enquiry, the institutional conditions for learning and schools and communities and the nature of inter-agency, multi-professional work.
Student behaviour in schools, inclusion, difficulties in literacy, issues of change and development in schools and the role of schools in shaping students’ beliefs in their own self efficacy.
Marginalised and vulnerable children and young people, particularly those who are looked after by the state; early years education; children’s rights issues and the development of new and creative data collection techniques.