Research

Current research interests of philosophers in the School of Education include: 

  • The aims of education 
  • Educational organisation and governance 
  • Justice and equality in education 
  • Epistemology and education 
  • Education for well-being 
  • Education for autonomy 
  • Moral education 
  • Character and virtue education 
  • Education of the emotions 
  • Religious and faith-based education 
  • Political education 
  • Critical thinking and intellectual virtue 
  • Teaching controversial issues 
  • Philosophy in schools 
  • Education for sustainability 
  • Professional education and the nature of expertise