IOE - Faculty of Education and Society


Innovation and Enterprise

Our close partnerships, ranging from government ministries to individual schools, mean we are uniquely placed to inform policy and practice. With over 300 research academics, we embrace every aspect of education, from curriculum to EdTech, and social science. Our knowledge is shared globally. We’re where other universities go to learn. We’re number one in the world since 2014*.

How can we help?

World-renowned expertise

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Recommendations to members of the G20. Influencing international development policy. We are the go-to place for research and teaching.

Education innovation

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We pioneer new ways of learning for all. From advancing EdTech to championing developments in special educational needs, we ensure every idea is effective and evidence-based.

Challenging convention

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We don’t accept the received wisdom. Take our breakthrough research on teaching assistants in schools; it transformed the approach of education providers. We’re proud to think differently. 

Exceptional impact

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Our work creates long-lasting, real-world impact. We inspired millions of people to connect with the legacy of the First World War and introduced professional development for teachers in Spain.

Specialists in collaboration

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You can give us your entire project, certain it’s in safe hands. But we’re also renowned for co-designing programmes and conducting research alongside other universities and partners.

More case studies

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We’re working, together with our partner institutions, on a future that is inclusive, collaborative and just.

We do this through world-leading education, research and enterprise, fuelling collective curiosity and action. As a result, our partners are empowered to seek more and achieve better.

IOE's legacy of excellence spans 120 years, but it’s the future we’re most excited about.

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Business and general enquiries

Innovation and Enterprise support for IOE staff

Entrepreneurship support for UCL students

*QS World University Rankings by subject since 2014
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