Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR)

The Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR) is engaged with research on all aspects of learning and teaching in a wide range of educational contexts, official and informal. It places particular emphasis on schooling, transitions, equity and inclusion.

The Centre has exceptional expertise in professional learning, collaborative practitioner enquiry and in investigating the relationship between theory, practice and policy from Early Years to Higher Education contexts and settings.

Latest CTLR News

CTLR and the Department of Education at Sussex is delighted to welcome back 10 scholars from Kazakhstan who will be with us until August 2015. The group is engaged in an exciting new course which combines academic study, professional school engagement and English language enhancement. Big thanks to our partner school hosts for their support: Varndean School - Brighton, Willingdon Community School - Eastbourne, Priory School - Lewes, Ratton School - Eastbourne, Chailey School - Lewes and Cavendish School - Eastbourne. Thanks also to the wonderful Sussex Centre for Language Studies.

Kazakhs plus Rebecca: Oct 2014 Kazakhs studying 1  Kazakhs studying 3

Professor Hampden-Thompson to join School as new CTLR Director

See news release regarding the appointment of Professor Gillian Hampden-Thompson to the Department of Education to lead the Centre for Teaching and Learning Research into a new era. Gillian will join us from 1 November.

Highlights from the UKLA (United Kingdom Literacy Association) Conference at Sussex

Upcoming events

Date:         Monday 9th February, 2015
Speaker:   Gillian Hampden-Thompson, Professor of Education, Department of Education, University of Sussex
Time:         5pm
Venue:      Room 104, Fulton
Title and abstract to follow

See also News and events.

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The Centre for Teaching and Learning Research (CTLR) at the University of Sussex

RT @HampdenThompson: A piece by me for AQA on making students keen on science. shar.es/1mlJgz @SussexCTLR @brianghudson

RT @PhilOfEdGB: CfP Ethics and Education Research Seminar... fb.me/2B2OUglkS

Watch the recording of Prof Gordon Harold's talk Does Parenting Really Matter? connectpro.sussex.ac.uk/p96372913/ #SussexCTLR

How does university-school partnership build social capital in teacher education? @egwilson 30 Oct 4pm @uniofbrighton about.brighton.ac.uk/education/rese…

@cijane02 We'll share a link to the full recorded talk later this week

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Key Contacts

Co-Directors:
Dr Julia Sutherland & Professor Colleen McLaughlin
Department of Education
School of Education and Social Work
Essex House
University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton
BN1 9QQ

Graduate Teaching & Research Assistant:
Jessica Gagnon
Room 131, Essex House
Department of Education
School of Education and Social Work
University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton
BN1 9QQ
T: +44 (0)1273 872601
E: J.Gagnon@sussex.ac.uk