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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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Environmental Futures through Children’s Eyes: Slow Observational Participatory Videomaking and Multi-Sited Ethnography

Dr Peter Sutoris' talk is based on a recent paper in Visual Anthropology Review, which explored the use of observational filmmaking as a method for studying young people's imaginations of alternative futures.

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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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