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Southampton Education School

Southampton Education School works with schools and colleges, local, UK and international partners in education and the wider community. We provide support informed by the latest research through our Institute of Educational Effectiveness and Equity (IE3) and Institute of Professional Practice in Education (IPPE).

We are one of the country’s leading centres for education research. We were ranked 7 out of 76 in the country for intensity and impact of our research in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Our academics carry out world-leading research in the areas of Higher Education, Social Justice, and  Inclusive Education, Education Effectiveness and Mathematics and Science Education.

11 November 2015

New equality and diversity role for Educat...

Professor of Education and Social Justice Kalwant Bhopal has been a...

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7 October 2015

New app to help people with autism influen...

A new mobile app has been launched which aims to tap into the creat...

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6 October 2015

Southampton professor becomes BERA’s magaz...

Southampton Education School’s Professor Kalwant Bhopal has taken o...

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Undergraduate teaching

Our flexible BSc Education covers a range of topics and offers some work placement opportunities. The BSc Education and Psychology provides BPS accreditation.

PhD opportunities

Our research training is in line with ESRC guidelines and includes the support needed to help you achieve research work of the highest calibre.

Join the debate

Our seminar series offer insight into local, national and international research projects in all phases of education

  • 4 May 2016

    CLEAPSS Health & Safety for Science Techni...

    This course was originally designed by a team set up by the Associa...

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  • 5 May 2016

    Teaching very young scientists: enhancing ...

    Young children are natural scientists and we need to foster their s...

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  • 24 May 2016

    Children's Literature Group

    We live in an era where wonderful new children’s books are being pu...

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  • Our research impact

    7th in the UK for research impact. Find out more about our REF 2014 results

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    New ways of preparing school heads

    Hear an opinion of Southampton Education School's expert Professor Anthony Kelly on the school leadership development in England.

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    “A lot of the things we have learned I can actually apply into practice in my placements in primary schools, so it’s been really good.”

    Vanessa Adogla Ben - BSc Education

    Maths and Science Learning Centre

    Promoting impact in the classroom


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