Here at the Department of Educational Research, we are committed to fostering and sustaining our research impact and engagement with a variety of public stakeholders. In particular, we strive to create a research environment that is supportive of co-productive and sustainable relationships with stakeholders such as national and international governments; local partners/authorities; funding agencies; metrics/digital platform providers as well as teaching and learning providers from the Early Years, to tertiary levels. We are also in the fortunate position to be able to enable to implement our own research developments into our learning and teaching practice through our highly esteemed postgraduate programmes.
Lancaster academics invited to consider Education Data Futures
Dr Sue Cranmer and Dr Janja Komljenovic have contributed to an exciting new book of essays published by the Digital Futures Commission. Education Data Futures: Critical, Regulatory and Practical Reflections critically explores education data collection in schools in terms of what's happening currently and what needs to happen in future.
Educational Research celebrates its achievements in REF2021
The Department of Educational Research was delighted with its performance in REF 2021, which assessed the quality of research in universities from 2014-2020. Overall, 55% of the Department’s research was rated as ‘world leading’ and 90% as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. These impressive results place the Department in the top 10 of 83 submissions in Education on overall GPA and joint first for Impact.