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Manchester Institute of Education

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We are focused on making significant contributions to evaluating and addressing both current and emerging societal challenges.

Coalition Government overhauls its educational strategy

Research into the largely ineffective Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) programme and the more successful Achievement for All (AfA) pilot resulted in changes to the educational strategy.

Irish Government updates its policy on autism provision in schools

This research was commissioned by the National Council for Special Education, Ireland as part of a review of educational provision for children and young people on the autism spectrum.

Manchester schools rise to the challenge to improve

We used our extensive educational research to design the Greater Manchester Challenge (GMC).

Mapping information landscapes in the workplace

Models of workplace change management are often indifferent to how informational resources available to staff change over time. Research undertaken at the University of Manchester seeks to address these issues. 

Maths makes more sense

Our researchers created classroom resources and diagnostic tools to improve assessment for learning in mathematics.

Strategies to break links between social and educational disadvantage

Our researchers have supported a range of projects and evaluations of approaches to tackle the link between deprivation and poor educational attainment.