In the 2016 QS World University Rankings, the School of Education has outperformed all other subject areas within the University of Birmingham with the exception of Dentistry.

It has been ranked 28th in the world for education based on employer reputation, academic reputation and research impact. This follows its success in the 2014 Research for Excellence (REF) and it’s 2013 Outstanding Accreditation by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (OFSTED).