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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    Research Output

    As a conclusion, to the future. A discussion on trust, agency and the semantics of rights in intergenerational relationships

    Farini, F., 9 Jun 2019, Children’s Self-determination in the Context of Early Childhood Education and Services : Discourses, Policies and Practices. Amsterdam: Springer

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

  • Children’s Self-determination in the Context of Early Childhood Education and Services: Discourses, Policies and Practices

    Farini, F. (ed.) & Scollan, A. (ed.), 2019, 1 ed. Springer. 283 p. (International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Open Access
  • Activities

    Horizon 2020 Project Child-UP, Third Partnership meeting and international workshop

    Federico Farini (Participant), Claudio Baraldi (Participant), Shannon Damery (Participant), Krystyna Slany (Organiser), Holliday Adrian (Participant), Angela Scollan (Participant), Helen Avery (Participant)
    20 Jan 202022 Jan 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopOrganising a conference or workshopResearch


    Children’s participation in early childhood: realistic, rhetorical, problematic?

    Federico Farini (Speaker), Angela Scollan (Speaker), Feng Ling Tang (Speaker)
    20 Aug 2019

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch


    International Journal of Early Years Education (Journal)

    Federico Farini (Reviewer)
    Jul 2019 → …

    Activity: Publication Peer-review and Editorial WorkPublication Peer-reviewResearch