Welcome to the research news website of the University of Reading's Institute of Education!
Our research addresses the overarching aim of improved education and learning. We work hard to enhance self-efficacy, economic well-being and life chances for all. Our research does make a difference and because of this we want to share it with you. So, do take a look and if something interests you and you would like to know more, please do let us know.
We are proud of our national and international reputation for impactful research. We are also proud that we make important contributions to theory across the education, language and learning spectrum.
In the latest UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014):
- we were ranked in the top ten nationally for our research publications
- 80% of our research was considered to be world-leading or internationally excellent
- the impact of our research in first and second language education is considered to be world-leading