From a child’s earliest learning experiences through a lifetime of learning, the Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education works to improve education outcomes for all young people.
English and literacies
Educational semiotics in English and literacy pedagogy addresses all aspects of traditional and new forms of literacy education, including multimodal and digital literacy. as well as childhood and adolescent literacies outside of schooling.
This research examines quality educational assessment to capture and direct student learning to meet 21st century learning goals encompassing curriculum knowledge and skills, interpersonal skills and values.
This research investigates and applies innovative data science methodologies to analysis of individual learning and teaching outcomes using large-scale longitudinal social survey and administrative education data.
STEM in Education advances disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge to ensure that all students have opportunities to become proficient, critical knowers and users of mathematics and science in a complex technologically-oriented and data-rich world.
This research concerns the development of expertise in initial teacher education and teachers’ continuing professional learning, and engages with the criticism that the evidence base for teacher education is not sufficiently research-oriented.