The Research Institute for Professional Learning in Education (RIPLE) is at the heart of the Faculty of Education's research activity. Through projects and conferences, we help schools and teachers engage in research, with a particular emphasis on applied research for the improvement of practice. We welcome enquiries from prospective doctoral researchers and individuals or schools interested in commissioning research or developing practitioner research in their organisation.

Click on the links below to find out more about our research group.

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Journals and Publications

Click on the links below to read publications relevant to RIPLE's research.

Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN)

The Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN) and conference is hosted by RIPLE. Visit the TEAN web pages for more information.

Assessment in HE

The AHE (Assessment in Higher Education) network and biennial conference is hosted by RIPLE. Visit their website for more information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or queries about RIPLE please contact us via