Department of Education and Community Studies

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The School of Eduaction supports the university’s ambitious targets in terms of research and postgraduate research student growth.

The Department of Education and Community studies offers a range of Master’s courses and has a thriving and oversubscribed doctoral offer with over 100 students.

It offers professional accreditation to students on the early years and youth and community courses and offers postgraduate Early Years Initial Teacher Training, which was graded Good by Ofsted in 2016.

The doctoral programmes cover a wide range of subject areas associated with our senior research expertise, including informal education, youth, community cohesion, TESOL, legal education, professional identity and early years. 


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    Research Output

  • A visual and creative approach to exploring people with dementia's experiences of being students at a school in Denmark

    Ward, A., Schack Thoft, D., Lomax, H. & Parkes, J., 1 Apr 2020, In : Dementia. 19, 3, p. 786-804 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Book review: Distress in the city: Racism, fundamentalism and a democratic education

    Miah, S., 25 Mar 2020, In : Studies in the Education of Adults. 52, 1, p. 125-126 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review



    Presentation as part of Evaluation of the Lullaby Project International Convening

    Jim Reid (Speaker)
    11 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Music and Science Cafe: Music, Health and Motherhood

    Jim Reid (Participant)
    28 May 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Lexington Books (Publisher)

    Lisa Russell (Reviewer)
    25 Jan 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Press / Media

    Life-Saving Lullabies spread health warnings against Covid-19

    Jim Reid, Barry Doyle & David Swann


    4 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research