Centre for Social Justice and Wellbeing in Education
Centre for Social Justice and Wellbeing in Education, Department of Educational Research, County South, Lancaster University, LA1 4YD, UK
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Centre for Social Justice & Wellbeing in Education

Research in the Centre for Social Justice and Wellbeing in Education explores questions about equity, diversity, inclusion and wellbeing. Our work is multi-disciplinary - drawing particularly on sociology, linguistics and psychology. It spans a range of formal and informal education contexts including schools, higher education, home and the workplace.

Our expertise

  • gender
  • literacy
  • critical pedagogy
  • theories of social justice
  • disability
  • motivation
  • assessment and the implications for social justice
  • technologies
  • widening participation
  • youth 'at risk'
  • self-esteem
  • identities
  • wellbeing

See our Research programmes pages for details

Experts from the Centre talk about gender and identities

Watch videos of Centre Co-directors

Carolyn JacksonCarolyn Jackson talking about single-sex classes in co-educational schools


Jo WarinJo Warin talking about identities

Latest News

PhD Bursaries 2015/16, 3 February 2015

The Faculty is offering a number of fees-only scholarships for students wishing to undertake PhD study. Awards will be made in the form of a fee wa ...Read more»

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3 June 2015, Seminar Series - Title tbc

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Stockport children swap the classroom for the farmyard

Murray Saunders

Murray Saunders was interviewed on Granada Reports on 20 February 2013 about a University and Schools Farms Network collaboration.

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Study for a PhD

Watch video of Jo Warin talking about the online PhD in Education and Social Justice

We also offer:

  • Taught doctoral programme
  • Traditional PhD

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Online Research seminars

Watch research seminars - Centre and Department of Educational Research


We have close links with:

Lancaster Literacy Research Centre

Centre for Gender and Women's Studies

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