Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Effective Education is an applied, interdisciplinary research centre concerned with using evidence to improve education for all. It specialises in undertaking high quality and rigorous evaluations of the effectiveness of educational programmes and interventions in leading to measurable change in outcomes for learners. The Centre has currently undertaken more randomised controlled trials than any other educational research centre in the UK and Ireland. It is recognised nationally and is developing a growing international reputation for the innovative nature of its work and the inclusive approach it takes to working collaboratively with educational providers. Alongside trials, the Centre also has significant expertise in undertaking baseline research to inform the development of educational programmes and interventions as well as in undertaking systematic reviews and meta analyses of existing evidence in education.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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