The Centre for Research in Race and Education - CRRE

The Centre for Research in Race and Education (CRRE) based in the School of Education, conducts world class research on racism and race inequality in education.

About CRRE 

Birmingham’s CRRE has a leading role in the field of racism and race inequality in education, both nationally and internationally. Its mission is to pursue race equality and social justice by working to close gaps in educational achievement and improve the educational experiences and career outcomes of Black and minority ethnic people.

The CRRE objectives are to:

  • undertake rigorous critical research of the highest empirical and ethical standards;

  • encourage collaborations between researchers, policy-makers, activists, and the wider community;

  • initiate and contribute to informed debate about race inequalities in policy and practice internationally.

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Partnerships

CRRE works closely with a number of organisations to advance race equality and social justice in education. Find out more about our CRRE partnerships

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Digital Stories highlights some of the talks by members of CRRE. 

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Race Ethnicity and EducationRace Ethnicity and Education

 

Race Ethnicity and Education (REE) is the leading peer-reviewed journal on racism and race inequality in education.

David Gillborn uses his Keele Grand Challenge Lecture to examine the links between racism in education and the government's 'hostile environment' policies. 

Critical Race Theory

CRRE members are among the leading CRT educationists internationally and the approach informs much of the centre’s work.

Our current research

Find out more about our research and consultancy

Publications

Latest publication: Gillborn, D. (2018) Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: Anti-Black Racism as Fluid, Relentless, Individual and Systemic, Peabody Journal of Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/0161956X.2017.1403178

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Birmingham Alumni

Help support Birmingham Alumni. As part of their work, Birmingham Alumni are fundraising for projects which encourage inclusion. CRRE has been chosen as one of their projects for their efforts to close gaps in educational achievement and improve the educational experiences and career outcomes of Black and minority ethnic people.

Contact us

crre@contacts.bham.ac.uk