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Welcome to the School of Education

One of the largest and most respected education departments in the UK, our School of Education is an international leader in research and teaching. We are a global school, with branches at The University of Nottingham in Malaysia and here in Ningbo, China.

We train hundreds of new teachers every year. Hundreds more teachers and educators work with the School to gain higher degrees and to continue their professional development. We offer bespoke courses nationally and internationally and in partnership with other renowned institutions.

Our teaching


We teach postgraduate programmes designed to fully prepare the rising stars in the education sector for the challenges of a rapidly-transforming system. Our experts design courses suited to the unique requirements of individual institutions that would like to ensure that their professionals are abreast of the latest developments, practices and strategies in the field.

We offer the following degree courses and welcome applications: 

Our research


The latest Research Excellence Framework 2014 confirms our position as 3rd out of 76 Education submissions in the UK.

The School of Education is a leading centre for research, with a broad commitment to improving education nationally and internationally, for learners at all ages and stages.

Our research is organised through six centres: