Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
TypePublic
Established2001
Academic staff
80
Students~1000
Address
Donald McIntyre Building, Hills Road
, ,
52°11′12.19″N 0°8′12.51″E / 52.1867194°N 0.1368083°E / 52.1867194; 0.1368083Coordinates: 52°11′12.19″N 0°8′12.51″E / 52.1867194°N 0.1368083°E / 52.1867194; 0.1368083
CampusUrban
Websitewww.educ.cam.ac.uk

Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge is the School of Education located in Cambridge, UK and was established in 2001. It is part of the school of humanities and social sciences at the University of Cambridge.[1]

Courses at the school include undergraduate, masters and doctoral programmes, initial teacher education and training, and professional development studies:

Donald Mcintyre Building, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
Donald Mcintyre Building, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Students at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge also join one of the Cambridge Colleges.

The faculty is situated on Hills road, near Homerton College.

Library in spring, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
Library in spring, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

History

Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge was formed by the merger of three prior departments: the Institute of Education, the Department of Education (initially on Trumpington street) and the teaching interests of Homerton College. The new faculty building was designed by Building Design Partnership, and was opened in 2005 by Prince Philip. It was named the Donald McIntyre Building in 2009.

World university education subject rankings

Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge was ranked 4th in the world according to the QS World University Rankings in Education 2017.[2] However, in the 2014 UK Research Excellence Framework for Education, the faculty ranked 5th.[3] The next REF report will be in 2021.

Library in winter, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge
Library in winter, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Research groups, interests and centres

Faculty of Education has a number of research groups, research interests and research teaching centres which bring together academics in a variety of fields. Some faculty researchers and initial teacher educators are partnered with the University of Cambridge Primary School, opened in 2015, which is the first of its kind.[citation needed]

The academic groups are:

The research interest groups include:

The research and teaching centres are:

Previous research centres:

Notable academics

References

  1. ^ School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, retrieved 6 October 2010
  2. ^ "Education". TopUniversities.com. 2 March 2017. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  3. ^ "2014 UK Research Excellence Framework for Education" (PDF). TimesHigherEducation.co.uk. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  4. ^ "REAL: Research for Equitable Access and Learning : Faculty of Education". www.Educ.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Centre for Commonwealth Education: Archive : Faculty of Education". www.Educ.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 29 October 2017.