There are many partnerships taking place in the University and with local, and national, businesses, supporting the development of local eduational communities. We've posted links below to access these disciplinary-specific websites.
Centre for Researching Education Across Boundaries (CREAB)
This research centre explores teaching and learning as socially-situated and interactive processes. They are committed to working with our partners in the wider community to help tackle contemporary dilemmas in education policy and practice.
Inclusive and Special Education Network
This Research Network is interested in the learning and participation of children, young people and adults within education settings. They are concerned with moving beyond traditional and normative conceptualisation of disability, difference and diversity and to use our research to challenge inequity.
Economics Network (based at, and support by, the University)
The Economics Network aims to enhance the quality and status of university economics education as well as the wider understanding of economics.
Centre for Knowledge, Culture and Society (KCS)
The Centre for Knowledge, Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary centre concerned with understanding the cultures and politics of knowledge production, education and learning in contemporary society and their implications for socially just and sustainable futures.
Centre for Multilevel Modelling
The Centre for Multilevel Modelling (CMM) is a research centre based at the University of Bristol. Their researchers are drawn from the School of Education and School of Geographical Sciences. They collaborate with a range of researchers working with multilevel models.
Mathematics Education Research Network (MERN)
The Mathematics Education Research Network provides a unifying grouping for members of the School of Education who work in the area of mathematics education.
Network for Mind and Brain in Educational and Social Contexts (MBESC)
The network seeks to develop, and to apply, our understanding of learning in educational and social contexts by drawing upon, and extending, concepts and techniques situated in the sciences of mind and brain, and by interrelating this understanding with insights about learning derived from other perspectives.
Artful Narrative Inquiry Network
Ani-net: (the artful narrative inquiry network) is attached to the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol and consists in an interdisciplinary community of researchers and scholars in Education and Social and Human Sciences; the Humanities and the Arts in both Bristol and beyond.
Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education (CIRE)
The Centre for Comparative and International Research in Education focuses on education, international development and comparative research aimed at developing theoretical and comparative methodological innovations so as to address contemporary issues relating to the improvement of education quality in low income, fragile contexts and small states. They are particularly concerned to develop sustainable solutions to learning and social justice for marginalised groups, and to problematize the international transfer of educational policy ideas.
Globalisation, Education & Social Futures (GESF)
They engage in research that seeks to analyse the dynamic spatial, temporal and social interrelations between educational processes and societies, and the role of education in transmitting ontologically situated knowledges. By studying the dynamics of globalisation, regionalisation, socio-technical developments, new identities, and spatial and temporal change, they will address frequently neglected questions surrounding politics, economics, cultures and futures in education.
Centre for Assessment and Evaluation Research in Education (CAERe)
The Centre for Assessment and Evaluation Research in Education focuses on policy and practice issues of assessment and evaluation at all levels of the education system, both internationally and in the UK. They are committed to conducting impactful research centred on improving measures, tools and approaches to fairly and realistically evaluate student learning, Language testing, educational quality and effectiveness in both formal and informal settings. The effect of our research supports a broad range of educational outcomes and improvements ready to address major contemporary issues.
Centre for Health Science Education (CHSE)
The Centre for Health Sciences Education (CHSE) is a faculty-wide initiative, structured around six core educational themes, that promotes and supports innovation and excellence in education. Anyone who is involved in teaching and learning in the Faculty of Health Sciences, or generally interested in education in relation to health sciences, is welcome to be part of CHSE.
China Educational Research Network
Aims can be found on the Network's website.
We're always looking to expand this list so please let us know if you are part of a disciplinary-specific organisation and are happy for us to share the details on this site.