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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further education Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
learning Social Sciences
teacher Social Sciences
trainee Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
Vocational Education Social Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2019

Career planning and continuing professional development

Simmons, R. & Walker, M., 2019, Teaching in Lifelong Learning: A Guide to Theory and Practice . Avis, J., Fisher, R. & Thompson, R. (eds.). Third Edition ed. London: Open University Press, p. 263 - 272 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

career planning
1 Citations
value system

Advanced academic skills and your major study

Youde, A. & Watson, L., 20 Aug 2018, Advanced Work-Based Practice in the Early Years: A Guide for Students. McMahon, S. & Dyer, M. (eds.). Routledge, p. 116-130

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Projects 2016 2021

De-radicalisation: Insights from International Research

Thomas, D.


Project: ResearchEU Government

Activities 2009 2018

Youth Transitions, VET and the 'Making' of Class: Changing Theorisations for Changing Times?

James Avis (Speaker)
24 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Black Students in Vocational Education and Training: Learner Experiences in an English Metropolitan and Provincial Setting

James Avis (Speaker), Kevin Orr (Speaker), Paul Warmington (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
7 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Cost of the Benefit: Debt and its Continuing Influence on Participation in HE

Glynn Jones (Speaker), Wayne Bailey (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
17 Jul 201819 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation