Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ)

Leader: Professor Ian Davies

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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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.

Research projects

Research themes


Focus on

Education and social justice: Investigating gender-based violence and social mobility

Posted on Thursday 5 July 2018

On Thursday 7 June, the Department of Education hosted inaugural lectures for Professor Paul Wakeling and Professor Vanita Sundaram.

We are recruiting for an Associate Lecturer in Education

Posted on Monday 2 July 2018

The Department is seeking to recruit a new full-time Associate Lecturer in Education to provide materity cover for the 2018-19 academic year. Closing date 15 July 2018.

Pictures of Youth: Visual Culture for Children

Posted on Monday 11 June 2018

Registration is open now for a free online course, starting in July, created and led by two lecturers in English in Education at the Department: Pictures of Youth: Visual Culture for Children. You can also follow the course on Twitter using hashtag #FLPicturesofYouth.

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