Facts and Figures
Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008
The School of Education, University of Nottingham was in the top 10% of UK institutions in RAE2008, placed 6th of 82 for research power. This recognises the volume of excellent research carried out in our main areas of research:
improved design of mathematics education
teachers’ lives and work
higher education pedagogies
internationalising higher education
We are committed to working with others to improve education and its contribution to society. Our research covers a range of aspects of education, including improved design of mathematics education; teachers’ lives and work; educational leadership; creative pedagogies; higher education pedagogies; and international education policies. Our desire to make learning more empowering inspires partnerships with a range of external organisations, including local schools, the British Film Institute and UNESCO
"We believe that educational research must be done in partnership with a range of other stakeholders and are committed to research that makes a difference through external engagement through all phases of activities and through multiple modes of communication and dissemination".
Professor Simon McGrath
Director of Research
The School has a vibrant student population which includes:
168 Postgraduate PhD Students
135 Postgraduate EdD Students
The School has wide range of funded research projects across its research centres. Our current research grant portfolio is approximately £3m.