Research

Research Centre, Programs and Projects

The School of Education has many research strengths, expressed through a variety of research programs. Some of these are centred in the School of Education, while a number are aligned with the Centre for Educational Research (CER). Research programs comprise teams of researchers, postgraduate students and other partners who are committed to a common research area, and who collaboratively plan to win research grants, undertake field research, and publish in their field.

Some of our key projects and programs of educational research, include: 

  • the programs of CER (Globalisation and Educational Practice, Sustainability Education, Equity in Educational Outcomes
  • research in low SES communities       
  • research on the educational experiences of refugees      
  • other internationally focused research such as on: early childhood education in low SES communities in Chile (the Futuro Infantil Hoy project); transnational knowledge exchange (such as in the Research Oriented School Engaged Teacher-researcher Education – ROSETE-  program of research)    
  • youth transitions and high school completion

Researchers & HDR Supervisors

Find out more about our researchers and HDR supervisors key research areas.

Research degrees

The School of Education offers quality research education through a variety of higher research degrees. Our research programs and staff research interests have a strong focus on equity and represent a breadth of theoretical and applied research frameworks and methodologies. If you are interested in higher degree research in education and wish to contact a potential supervisor, you can search our staff research interests.