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 learning without limits

The Learning Without Limits project is dedicated to developing approaches to teaching and learning that do not rely on determinist beliefs about ability. More.

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Journal of Teacher Traininee Educational REsearch

JoTTER is a web-based journal which publishes reports of research undertaken by graduate students in the Faculty as part of their PGCE course. The studies offer interesting insights worth sharing with other teachers, both new and more experienced. More.

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Thinking Together

Thinking Together is a dialogue-based approach to the development of children's thinking and learning. It promotes children's awareness and use of talk as a tool for thinking. More.

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centre for commonwealth education

The Centre for Commonwealth Education is developing a programme of Leading Learning for School Improvement in the countries of the Commonwealth. The centre is funded by the Commonwealth Education Trust. More.

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[Spotlight for Faculty News]

Lecturers and visitors often ask for their sessions to be recorded by our in house AV team. The recordings live on the University's Streaming Media Service, and select topics can be viewed at

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Childrens literature

The Cambridge/Homerton Centre for Children's Literature's members have unique expertise in poetry, film and multimedial texts, including picturebooks, as well as in teaching and promoting writing for children. More.

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Dialogue & interactive whiteboards

Using the IWB to Support Classroom Dialogue's website provides an insight into a project in which teachers and university researchers worked together to explore how the interactive whiteboard can be used to encourage dialogue and active learning in the classroom. More.

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Interactive whiteboards & collaboration

Interactive Whiteboards and Collaborative Pupil Learning in Primary Science's website provides an insight into a research project focused on how primary school pupils use IWBs when asked to collaborate on science activities, More.

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Computing - Year 1 - understanding the need for precise instructions

This resource shows children in Year 1 thinking through instructions on how to make a sandwich. It is intended as an example of to the kind of computing activities that might be appropriate for a particular...

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Academic Research Groups

Education, Equality and Development

EED specialises in the economics, history, philosophy and sociology of education and psycho-social research on aspects of education


African Students

Leadership for Learning

LfL have diverse research interests, and many international projects, particularly of interest is...



Psychology and Education

We bring the perspectives of cognitive psychology and socio-cultural theory to key issues in Education...


Child writing

Pedagogy, Language, Arts and Culture in Education

PLACE has a wide range of expertise in a diverse yet overlapping set...


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Science, Technology and
Mathematics Education

STEM researches the teaching and learning of mathematics and...


African juniors at computer

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Why teach oracy? Sept 2nd Radio 4 'Word of Mouth' and associated article

Professor of Education Neil Mercer on BBC Radio 4's 'Word of Mouth' September 2nd at 4pm, argues that ‘talk’ needs tuition; state ...

New LfL Publication - Transforming education through teacher leadership

This book illuminates and exemplifies teacher leadership through authentic narratives. The authors include teachers themselves and ...

Winner of first BERA Masters Dissertation Award

Kenichi Udagawa, a former MPhil student of Politics, Development and Democratic Education (PDDE) from the University of Cambridge ...

CSCP awarded £500,000 to develop KS4 Latin

The University of Cambridge School Classics Project has won a £500,000 DfE contract to support Latin teaching and learning at KS4. ...