Institute of Education


London Centre for Leadership in Learning

The UK’s largest Higher Education centre for research, development and teaching in educational leadership, innovation and impact.

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Interim Director: Dr Trevor Male

We have over 50 members of staff offering expertise across a range of leadership fields.

Partnership, public engagement and impact

We have a strong commitment to partnership, public engagement and impact in all that we do and we are pleased to lead IOE-wide initiatives in this area such as the IOE Research and Development Network.


  • Develop criticality: build evidence-based, theory-informed and innovative approaches to policy and practice.
  • Deepen learning: broaden perspectives and forge connections between theory, policy and practice.
  • Nurture collaboration: encourage shared thinking within and between communities of learners.
  • Activate knowledge: develop and mobilise knowledge and understanding within organisations and systems.
  • Enhance equity: promote understanding about, and action around, equity and social justice.
Our staff
Graduate Research
Masters in Leadership
Leadership Development programmes
National Professional Qualifications
Bespoke Leadership Development
Global Reach
Leadership Networking Opportunities

Forthcoming events