School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences



We are at the forefront of improvements in education, speech and language therapy and communication.

Our researchers are taking forward models of learning in a variety of fields across the School. Photo by Jim McAdam

Research in the School is wide ranging. It addresses theoretical as well as professional issues and a significant proportion is:

  • interdisciplinary
  • inter-institutional
  • international

Research areas

Research activities fall within three inter-related groups:

Within each group, there are some smaller research clusters. Each research cluster has a specific focus. Academic staff and research students work in each cluster.

Research centres

The School is home to the Research Centre For Learning and Teaching and SOLE Central. It co-ordinates many research projects as a whole.