Welcome to the St Mary's University Institute of Education
The Institute of Education welcomes everyone with a passion for education. We work with undergraduate and postgraduate students across a wide range of programmes, including primary and secondary teacher training routes. We offer professional development opportunities for teachers and are in partnership with 500+ schools and other external organisations. Particular research interests include Catholic education, teacher wellbeing, social justice and pedagogy. Take a look at our staff profiles and follow us on Twitter to find out more!
Professor Anna Lise Gordon
Director of the Institute of Education
The Institute of Education offers students vocationally relevant, professionally accredited, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in education-related disciplines and initial teacher training (ITT).
Students are taught by expert staff who research focused and/or specialist practitioners in education and ITT. We offer a range of outstanding programmes which are attractive to students and subsequent employers. They will develop vocational and transferable skills through academic study often complemented by work-based learning.
The Institute of Education at St Mary's University offers a range of undergraduate and foundation degrees at Primary and Early Years Foundation Stage levels.
We offer PGCE programmes at both Primary and Secondary levels, as well as wide range of education and teaching Master's degrees.
CPD for education professionals
The Institute of Education offers a range of CPD provision, delivered by expert practitioners. By choosing us as your professional development provider, you can expect training informed by the latest academic research, designed and delivered by experts, that puts education at the heart of our endeavours.