Education policy, sociology and philosophy

Education policy, sociology and philosophy

The aim of this research focus group is to foster and advance engagement with all aspects of the foundational disciplines of philosophy and sociology in the service of education and educational research. It endeavours to investigate how these foundational disciplines contribute to educational practice and research.

This research focus group informs research in the areas of educational policy, curriculum theory, the politics of education, educational history, higher education, research methodologies, and so on. Moreover, this research focus area aims to gather researchers together in addressing significant and emerging educational questions and issues using the unique insights afforded by foundational disciplines like philosophy, sociology, politics and social science.

Lead researchers

Available projects

  • The Body, Embodiment, and Education: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Education, Truth, and Wisdom in an Age of Fake News and Lies
  • Phenomenology, embodied subjectivity, and embodiment in educational research