School of Education Research informs our teaching, underscores our commitment to high quality education at all levels and in all contexts

School Research

The School of Education achieved an outstanding result in the recently announced 2013 QS World University Rankings by Subject, where Education at Newcastle ranked in the top 150 universities in the world at 128.

In 2012, School staff produced over 130 book or journal publications, attracted $2,156,172 in grant funding, and were supervising 160 research higher degree candidates.

Our strong research performance has attracted national and international attention, and seen our academic staff rewarded with NHMRC fellowships, ARC and NHMRC grants, and other prestigious recognition.

Our research strengths are in:

  • Physical Activity and Nutrition
  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Research Training and Adaptive Knowledge
  • Equity and Education 
  • Comparative and International Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • Disability and Special Education

Many academic staff in the School of Education enjoy international reputations for the quality of their research. The School also takes pride in its relationship with its many communities and especially the local schools of the Hunter, Central Coast and Mid-North coast regions.

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