Research is organised around the following Academic Groups, within which are a number of specialist research centres.
The Childhood and Youth Academic Group analyse issues in childhood studies and education, youth education and training, psychology of education, and inclusive education.
The Language Education Academic Group are involved in a range of research, knowledge transfer, and consultancy work in the UK and internationally covering areas in relation to TESOL, EAL, EFL, ESOL and Modern Foreign Languages.
The Teaching and Learning Academic Group conduct research across four interrelated themes: student learning, teacher education, educational change, and digital learning.
Research is central to everything we do at the School of Education.
We undertake research into educational policy and practice to inform practitioners and policymakers. Our world leading research ranks in the UK Top 5, as assessed by the Research Excellence Framework 2014.
As a centre for international excellence in research and teaching, we ...
- share expertise in education practice and theory
- train inspiring practitioners through our Postgraduate Degrees
- foster PhD research at the Annual Research Conference
- inform and shape public educational policy
- improve educational practice on a global scale.
If you believe in the power of inspiring and influential education, maybe you could work with us.
Leeds Social Sciences Institute
The Leeds Social Sciences Institute (LSSI) is a large and vibrant research Institute that works to support and enhance the Social Sciences at Leeds. It fosters interdisciplinary research collaborations and provides training for our postgraduate researchers.