Research Groups and Networks

The Caroline Benn Society

The Caroline Benn Society has been set up to promote research into the modern history of a common education so as to foster greater awareness of what we can learn and take forward from Caroline’s scholarship and social action to promote a more fair education system.

Language and Cognition at Birmingham (LACAB)

Language and Cognition at Birmingham (LACAB) is a network of researchers working on a wide variety of aspects of language and cognition at the University of Birmingham

Literacy Network

The School of Education hosts a number of staff who research and teach on the topic of literacy and language development, and education.

The MOSAIC Group for Research on Multilingualism

This group was established to provide a forum for the development of new, interdisciplinary lines of enquiry related to bilingualism/multilingualism, multilingual literacy, bilingual education, second language learning and contemporary discourses about linguistic and cultural diversity.

Philosophy of Education

Philosophy of Education is a branch of philosophy focusing on conceptual and normative questions raised by educational policy and practice. 

Research in the School of Education