The Centre for Educational Research and Innovation launch

Institute of Ed - launch event 504 Launch event Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Event date: Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at 12.00 AM
Running until: Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at 12.00 AM

The Centre conducts educational research and provides consultancy to schools, education providers, the wider education sector, and Government. It has a lifelong focus and addresses education policy, practice, and research from early years to adult learning.

The Centre is home to researchers from the College of Education, educational researchers from across the University of Derby, and associate researchers from a range of schools and organisations. Its core areas of focus include: career education and guidance; educational leadership and management; higher education; mathematics education; and special needs education.

The launch event included a keynote and seminars from some of the University’s leading educational researchers. The day culminated with the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Brian Lamb who spoke about 'The Real World of Policy Change in Education- Reflections on the Special Educational Needs and Disability Reforms.'

The event is free and open to all members of the University and the general public.  The event will take place at the University of Derby, Kedleston Road Campus.

Watch the launch

Click below to watch a recording of the opening event. Includes 'Introducing the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation' Dr Lynn Senior/Professor Rod Dubrow-Marshall, 'Why is educational research ignored?' Professor Dennis Hayes and 'Doing research that matters: How research can influence policy and practice' Professor Tristram Hooley.