IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Education, Practice and Society

Undertaking research to support education throughout the life course.

Head of Department: Professor Brad Blitz

The Department of Education, Practice and Society (EPS) has specialists from a wide variety of disciplines who undertake research to support education throughout the life course by contributing to economic, social and political debate as well as development in societies, nationally and internationally.

Our staff

Management and administrative team

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Study with us

Our programmes provide students with enriching learning and teaching experiences that reflect their interests and starting points, enabling them to develop professionally and personally. Many of our alumni maintain an ongoing relationship with the work of the department and IOE.

Graduate taught
Teacher training
Graduate research

Our activities 

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We have an exciting research portfolio of projects, including:

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Drawing from the extensive experience and expert knowledge, the department helps clients worldwide to move from problem to solution in the areas of education and training.

Our fields of expertise focus on higher and further education as well as vocational education and training, and we have provided successful consultancies to local authorities, charities, educational institutions, national and international organisations, such as Cedefop, OECD and the World Bank, and governments throughout the World.

Case studies

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