Research areas

Publications Header Image 504x250 Institute of Education research areas Our research covers a range of educational topics and issues, from career education and guidance to policy and practice

The Institute has a lifelong focus and addresses education policy, practice, and research from early years to adult learning.

The Institute has four main foci:

In addition to the four main areas of focus, the Institute has a number of smaller clusters of expertise, which focus on a range of areas including changing higher education, childhood, and apprenticeships.

These four research clusters are:

Membership of a cluster is by application or invitation, but is open to new and experienced researchers.