Faculty of Education

Our internationally renowned Faculty of Education, placed in the top 250 providers worldwide by the Times Higher Education Supplement, has been educating teachers, practitioners and professionals for over 100 years. An engaging and welcoming community of academics, researchers, teaching professionals and industry specialists, our faculty fosters a nurturing, innovative culture. We have a national reputation for delivering outstanding initial teacher education. Nearly 4,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students study with us every year and our people teach an impressive breadth of courses. As part of our dedicated teaching team, you can play an important part in inspiring our students and providing hands-on experiences whilst challenging yourself within your discipline. Our supportive management team encourage our colleagues to have fresh and inspiring ideas about both teaching and research.

Based in our £139m brooks building, our facilities are as impressive as our approach to education. In our modern lecture theatres, specialist teaching areas and drop-in resources, students can practice their classroom skills and our people have the freedom to innovate as they teach. Collaboration is a key part of our ethos, so you’ll find plenty of opportunities to work between disciplines and deliver diverse research projects. Our Education and Social Research Institute is internationally recognised as a centre of excellence for applied research and evaluation. We’re proud to have ranked in the UK’s top 20 for impact in Education in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). We work in close partnership with over 1,500 regional schools, colleges and other settings spanning the education, community, charity, arts and business sectors. As one of our team you’ll have opportunities to explore these relationships and create real traction within your specialism.

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Professor Keith Faulks

Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Education


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