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Education and Pedagogy

Organisational unit: Research Grouping

Organisation profile

We aim to affirm the University of Bristol as a centre of excellence in the field of education and pedagogy, with recognition nationally and internationally to the benefit of both students and staff.

We are interested in all aspects of research relating to the subject of education and pedagogy; from the development of theory to its impact in practice. We are particularly interested in knowledge exchange between disciplines that might drive innovation and improve the educational experience and outcomes from the perspective of both staff and students.

Our Motives and Interests

As educators, we not only have a passion for our individual fields or disciplines, we also are passionate about the way that it is delivered at every stage of the educational process. Education has the potential to be transformative at both an individual and a societal level. However, in order to achieve this, ways of engaging both hearts and minds must be found that that not only deliver content but also develop the skills and personal attributes that allow individuals and communities to thrive in today’s society.

Our group is diverse and current interests include (but are not limited to):

  • Learning Theory
  • Transition and Progression
  • Information and Functional Literacy
  • Employability
  • Digital Approaches and Learning Technologies
  • Flipped and Blended Learning and Teaching
  • Curriculum Development
  • Internationalisation
  • Space and Time

Our Goals

  • To support research into all aspects of education and pedagogy across Schools within the Faculty
  • To connect researchers with shared interests across Schools within the Faculty
  • To establish special interest groups to develop key areas interest
  • To facilitate platforms that support the sharing of research and good practice within the University and externally, nationally and internationally

To join this group, please email Dr Jeny Lloyd, the group leader, with details of your relevant research interests.

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