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Happy New Year! If your goals for this year include bringing new ideas and fresh insights into your classroom, read on.


Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting IOE alumna Andria Zafirakou MBE, the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2018, for a lecture on putting art at the heart of education: why you cannot be truly educated without the arts. 


You can watch her inspiring lecture and read more about Andria Zafirakou's work.


The IOE is committed to driving innovation in education research and pedagogy, working closely with schools to ensure our work leads to transformative educational experiences in the classroom and beyond. Read on to find out the latest news and research taking place here.


Findings from a 10-year study on literacy show that early intervention achieves striking benefits for struggling children.
Read more >

A conference explored research on children's engagement in stories and child- versus teacher-led control over reading. Read more >


Based on a decade’s worth of research, Gender Action provides practical support schools need to put gender equality at the heart of everything they do. Read more >

New IOE research centre aims to improve children's lives through pedagogy. Read more >

Short Courses


Our short courses are designed to support development objectives and CPD requirements, as well as share knowledge and leading-edge research with the teaching community. Courses run in the evenings, at weekends, during half term or over a period of consecutive days. Click here for all our upcoming courses.



11 February 2019: Explore some of the reasons why some students struggle with maths and strategies to overcome this. 
Find out more and register >

4 February 2019: Learn ways to create meaningful links between Art & Design projects and other areas of the curriculum. Find out more and register >



Our events diary makes us London's liveliest centre of engagement for stakeholders in education. View our upcoming events.


6 March 2019, 4:30 - 7:30 pm:
Join inspiring talks, meet
our academics, and learn more about our graduate programmes in all phases and stages of education, special educational needs, and more. Find out more and attend >

13 February 2019, 5:30 - 7 pm:
The next in in the IOE Public Debates series, which brings a range of commentators together to spark radical and inspiring ideas for alternative education futures: Join us in the debate >

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