Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Education and Research (CER) provides a hub for research, development, consultancy and teaching in Education and its related disciplines.

CER promotes excellence in education research. It fosters social justice, equity and inclusion within a culture of research that is accessible to all. CER hosts a community of research collaboration at local, national and international levels which enhances lives and demonstrates positive social change through innovative, entrepreneurial research in Education and associated fields.

CER staff provide research evidence and evidence-based education, professional development, consultancy and advice to a wide range of providers and users of education and related services in formal, informal and non-formal contexts. We teach, research and publish on topics including special education and inclusion, dyslexia, autism, early childhood, play, pedagogy, ICT in education and Higher Education.

The Centre for Education and Research’s main interests are usually within six areas:

  • Initial Teacher Education
  • Early Years
  • Education, Children and Young People
  • Special Educational Needs and Inclusion
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Educational Linguistic


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special educational needs Social Sciences
inclusion Social Sciences
autism Social Sciences
school Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
teacher Social Sciences
parents Social Sciences
childhood Social Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2019

Hearing young children’s voices

Murray, J., 5 Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Early Years Education. 27, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

human rights
academic achievement
primary school
emotional intelligence
locus of control
2 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of ASD on Macedonian families and their experience of parent education

Troshanska, J., Trajkovski, V., Jurtoski, F. & Preece, D., 14 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation. 19, 3-4, p. 127-138 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
parent education
family member

Activities 2014 2018

Capturing and transacting ‘value for students’ in the Digital University: the Blockchain Educational Passport

Cristina Devecchi (Speaker), Ali Al-Sherbaz (Speaker), Scott Turner (Speaker), Olinga Taeed (Speaker), Nick Petford (Speaker)
18 Jun 2018

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch


Ethics for teacher research: same as research ethics or different?

Jane Murray (Speaker), M James Underwood (Speaker)
13 Sep 2016

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

Young children’s research behaviours: teachers and parents as help or hindrance?

Jane Murray (Speaker)
13 Sep 201615 Sep 2016

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch