School of Education

Research

The School of Education's research is among the most significant and influential of its kind in the world. 

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The School of Education has a strong commitment to developing our discipline and offers a rich environment for those looking to undertake postgraduate research.  

Our research takes an interest in understanding 'what works' in education, and how we can improve educational practices and policy. We locate these concerns within a broader set of questions around 'what matters'. What is the role of education in contributing to a more fulfilling, richer, and socially-just quality of life, both for individuals and society?  

We organise our research through six different research centres and we have a diverse range of partners, from teachers and community organisers in Nottingham through to national governments and international policy bodies. 

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Research centres

Six research centres are hosted within the School of Education and much of the research portfolio is aimed at having a real impact upon learners, organisations and educational systems.

Kay Fuller

Researcher profile

Kay Fuller is an Associate Professor and a member of the Centre for Research in Educational Leadership and Management. Her research focuses on women, gender and feminism in educational leadership.

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Seminars and events

The School of Education runs a series of seminars and events, some focus on general education issues but most relate to the more specialist interests of the school's research centres.

 
 

Latest research news

Dr Yuewi Xu speaks at the 2nd Chinese Education International Conference

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Conference held in China
Date:
22 September 2022

Professor Ainsworth to give keynote speech at ISDDE Conference

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Conference taking place on University of Nottingham's Jubilee Campus
Date:
22 September 2022

An Evaluation Of Leading Teacher Learning In Secondary Schools

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Essay by Alexander Pallister, MA Educational Leadership and Management student
Date:
21 September 2022
In the latest Research Excellence Framework,
the vast majority of our
outputs were assessed as internationally excellent, with over half given the highest possible score of 4*.
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Society and communities impact studies View all
Professor Amanda Griffiths
Breaking the menopause taboo to improve the working world for women Read more
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Safe space: protecting children online Read more
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Misogyny against women and girls is everyone’s responsibility Read more

 

School of Education

University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

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