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.


Hundreds of languages are spoken in the UK, but this isn’t always reflected in the classroom

Posted on Tuesday 22 August 2017

More than 300 different languages are now spoken in British schools. And in England, over 20% of primary school children use English as an additional language.

'Super Global High School' visits York

Posted on Thursday 3 August 2017

Students and staff from Hyogo High School visited York in July to learn about global citizenship education.

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Mary Whitehouse is elected as new Chair-Elect for the ASE

Posted on Wednesday 26 July 2017

Congratulations to Mary Whitehouse who has been confirmed as the new Chair-Elect of the Association for Science Education (ASE) starting from 1 August 2017.

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


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