Research at the School of Education
The School of Education at Nottingham is a leading centre for research in education, with a broad commitment to improving and investigating social justice and equality in education. As a leading research-intensive institution, we believe that postgraduates are central to our research mission. At Nottingham we are committed to working with you to ensure you receive all the support and skills training you need to fulfill your full potential.
On joining the University, you will receive automatic membership of the Graduate School, a unique facility for our postgraduate students, which provides a range of facilities, training opportunities and support, as well as workshops and events to enhance the postgraduate experience and help you to develop a range of transferable skills.
The School of Education aspires to the highest levels of research performance and we have set out to systematically build on our previous strengths to develop a research strategy designed to increase impact and build capacity and productivity. The School has developed four (4) major overlapping research agendas:
- Research for and about English language education;
- Research for and about educational leadership and management;
- Research for and about international education; and
- Research for and about inclusion and special educational needs.
These agendas build not only on the strengths of key researchers but also the research activities of the academic staff as a whole. Research supervision is offered across the breadth of the research expertise in the School, namely in:
- English language education;
- Educational leadership and management;
- International and comparative education; and
- Special educational needs.