Welcome to the Research Centre for Learning and Teaching

We aim to research learning and teaching in a range of contexts, particularly in schools and other formal educational contexts, in order to develop understanding for those who want to improve the quality of education. The Research Centre for Learning and Teaching (CfLaT) has acknowledged expertise in a number of areas. You will find further information on our overall research themes, and specific consultancy and research projects within the pages of this website. Other quick links you may be interested in are:


The Centre Executive Team:

Professor David Leat - Executive Director

Dr Jill Clark - Business Development Director

Dr Rachel Lofthouse - Partnership Development Director

Dr Pam Woolner - Outputs Director

Last Updated 08.56 on October 18th 2016




Our new EQUATE programme is now live! For more details see here.


Thinking Differently about Education; CfLaT & SOLE Central Research Showcase! This took place on 1st October 2015. To see the programme and download some of the presentations, click here.


Research Tea News! Our next Research Tea will take place on Wednesday 19th October: Alan Strachan - Wallsend Children’s Community- A model of partnership working. For more information, click here.


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Issue 25 of our Newsletter is available now! Download here.