The University of Cambridge Faculty of Education is committed to the highest standards of research and teaching and is a significant contributor to the improvement of educational policy and practice in partnership with schools, colleges and other educational agencies both in the UK and internationally. The Faculty is one of the largest groups of educational researchers and teacher educators in the UK. This reflects a strategic commitment by the University of Cambridge to contribute to excellence in all phases of public education, both nationally and internationally.
The Faculty of Education has a commitment to conducting research of high quality and practical value. Our research is underpinned by a strong set of values which give it purpose and direction. Particular effort is directed towards the improvement of education with a central focus on teaching and learning, informed by principles of inclusivity and social justice, and valuing the contribution of user groups, especially practitioners, in collaborative research partnerships.
There is a particular focus on close-to-practice research within a number of courses: