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Watch this short video to hear Professor Shaaron Ainsworth introduce the Pathway and research environment at Nottingham:

The School of Education at Nottingham provides a strong research environment for its staff and PGR students.

It is a large department with more than 24 staff returned in the last REF.

The School of Education works globally through our international campuses and innovative courses and locally through partnership schools, professional networks and diverse communities.

It is organised into 6 research centres which together conduct international leading research in a wide variety of areas:

Centre for International Education Research (CIER) Centre for Research in Arts, Creativity & Literacy (CRACL) Centre for Research in Educational Leadership & Management (CRELM)
Centre for Research in Human Flourishing (CRHF) Centre for Research in Mathematical Education (CRME) Learning Sciences Research Institute (LSRI)


Our staff provide advice to UK government departments and agencies on policy developments and have appeared before parliamentary committees as experts. Thiere is also a strong tradition of providing policy advice to international development agencies, including the ILO, UNESCO and the World Bank.

Key Facts:
Structure of Provision: +3, +3.5, 1+3 either Full-time or Part-time
PG Application: Apply for the PhD in Education Research
Pathway Contact: Sarah dot Amsler at nottingham dot ac dot uk