We are an open and friendly department, committed to excellence in research and teaching. Our research groups have a ‌national and international reputation for the quality of their work, and the latest Research Excellence Framework ranked the Department in the top ten for 4 star research.


New £2.7m Centre for Excellence to boost modern foreign language skills

Posted on Thursday 10 January 2019

The Department of Education has been awarded government funding to launch England’s first modern foreign languages (MFL) centre for excellence.

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Wednesday 9 January 2019

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) student, Siti Saidi successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

Education students get shortlisted for PhD Spotlight competition

Posted on Thursday 20 December 2018

PhD students, Caroline Casey (PhD Education), and Michelle Hunter (PhD Applied Linguistics) have been shortlisted to exhibit their research as part of YorkTalks, a key University research showcase event, as part of this years PhD Spotlight competition.

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REF2014 - Research Excellence Framework: 4 stars; 'Top ten for world-leading research'

(Times Higher Education's ranking of the Research Excellence Framework 2014)

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