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Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ)

Leader: Professor Vanita Sundaram

The Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ) undertakes multi-method research that explores social justice in education.


We pursue research regarding social justice and education in the UK and internationally. We investigate perceptions of fairness; differential rates of access and achievement that apply across individuals and social groups; and, explore learning and teaching.

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Planning for Technology Enhanced Lessons in Secondary Schools in England

Zoe Handley will talk about her proposal for a project looking at developing new models of how teachers develop their knowledge and make decisions about how to use technology to support learning.


‘Your future self will thank you!’: Creating future childhood memories in ‘time-capsule’ activity books for children

Clementine Beauvais will ask, 'Some activity books for children require them to curate their own childhood memories for their future adult selves. What do those books tell us about our representations of childhood and childhood memories?'

Study with us

We offer research degrees (PhD, MA by research) and we also offer our MA in Global and International Citizenship Education and our MA in Social Justice and Education.

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