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Institute of Education – University of Reading

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  • Transforming lives through education

  • 10th in the UK for Education

    The Guardian University League Tables (2022)

Institute of Education

Study at the Institute of Education (IoE) and benefit from our expertise, supportive environment and outstanding reputation with employers.

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Education is the most powerful tool we have. How we educate the next generation is the key to our future not only as individuals but also as a society.  That's why we are really committed to developing caring and professional individuals.


Undergraduate Degrees

We offer courses for those who want to train to teach, learn about education in a broader context, or continue their professional development while working.

Postgraduate Teacher Training

With a highly experienced community of academics, strong partnerships with local schools, and incredible facilities and resources, the IoE  is a great place to gain your teaching qualification in either Early Years, Primary or Secondary teaching.


We offer a broad range of courses, depending on your interests and career aspirations. These courses are ideal for educational practitioners looking to enhance their skills, share knowledge and develop professionally.


We offer PhD and MPhil programmes, as well as a Doctorate in Education (EdD). As a postgraduate research student you will be part of a large, vibrant and diverse research community.

Our research

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (REF 2014), 80% of our research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent with a global impact on educational policy and practice.

Student Testimonials

Find out what our current students and graduates had to say about their experience here at the IoE, as well as what they've been up to since.

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