The School formed the Teaching, Education and Lifelong Learning (TELL) group in 2015 to foster the further growth of research in the domains of teaching, education and lifelong learning. This group has been established to foster further the sharing of practice, experience and continue to foster a culture of research in the School. Small research clusters continue to emerged within the School, these include small clusters in areas such as identities in adult and further education, e-learning, and management in education.
The mission of the School is to champion the case for learners from all backgrounds to access opportunities to up-skill and enhance life opportunities through appropriate learning pathways that afford them to engage in as flexible a manner as possible in terms of pace and place. The TELL Research Group has been established to support the School’s mission and foster a growing culture of research in the areas to teaching, education and lifelong learning in its multiple contexts
Themes/ Areas of Interest
Academic staff have added to the body of knowledge in such fields as adult and community education, adult educational guidance, adult literacy, recognition of prior learning, the continuing professional development of teachers, the professional identity of teachers, intercultural education, virtue epistemology, reflective practice, executive education, creativity in education and entrepreneurship education.