A student reads from an iPad while sitting on a sofa in the Faculty of Education foyer.A comprehensive professional development portfolio is available for teachers, those supporting teaching and learning and others working in schools and educational settings.

You can choose from specialist programmes accredited by the British Dyslexia Association and focus on either dyscalculia or dyslexia.

Alternatively, you may wish to enhance your knowledge and understanding of a range of learning difficulties, immerse yourself in educational enquiry, deepen your subject knowledge of primary mathematics, develop skills in mentoring and coaching, or critically analyse contemporary debates in the teaching of English as a second or foreign language. A dedicated programme for newly appointed Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCos) is also available.


Two students walk by the lake on the western side of campus, with the Faculty of Education visible in the background.

The Faculty of Education enjoys the enviable position of being one of the country’s leading providers of education, training and research for the Children’s Workforce.

Housed in a state-of-the-art £9m building, the Faculty of Education’s facilities include a 300-seat lecture theatre, five well-equipped ICT suites, and 18 teaching rooms complete with the latest technology.

The faculty has a strong commitment to practice-based learning and has developed partnerships with over 2,000 schools and colleges, local authorities and professional associations.

Open Days

A student guide directs prospective students attending an open day.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, we offer a range of other events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours.

View open day dates and book your place