Education Research

Research in the Faculty of Education aims to improve the lives and educational outcomes of all learners, especially those of children and young people within the region, nationally and internationally. Research within the Faculty of Education contributes to developing new knowledge about

  • learners, teachers and identity;
  • equality and diversity;
  • inclusion and social justice;
  • education policy development, enactment and impact;
  • educational leadership

The following projects illustrate our commitment to and enactment of our research strategy

Our educational research was rated highly in the UK-wide Research Excellence Framework (REF), with 76% of our research rated as internationally recognised, internationally excellent, or world-leading. Overall, Edge Hill University was listed as the biggest improver in the league table published in The Times (+33 places) – further details available here – and has been named University of the Year in the 10th annual Times Higher Education (THE) Awards in 2014-15.

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