REF 2014 Highlights

Considerable GPA increase from 1.90 in 2008 to 2.38
90% of outputs are 'internationally recognised' or better
(2*, 3* or 4*)
16.7% of outputs are world leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour

The Centre for Research in Education (CRE), based within the School of Education, is involved with researching all aspects of teaching and learning across a range of contexts from young children to schools, colleges, universities and lifelong learning.

See our full UoA 25 submission on the REF website

The CRE has specific points of focus for its activity, including work on creativity, literacies, assessment, e-learning, and pedagogy. Research is undertaken on projects which help our understanding of teaching and learning and also with improving it. Our staff in the centre are all active as educators and researchers, and bring their near-field expertise to bear on all aspects of the work which takes place at the CRE.

Research Stories

Find out more about the great research within the School of Education.
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Research People

Meet our researchers and read more about their work and areas of expertise.
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Research Centre

The Centre for Research in Education (CRE) is the school's focal point for research.
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