Education and social work research

Leading education and social work research
We have a consistent track record of success in education and social work related research, including securing competitive grants from the Australian Research Council.

The Sydney School of Education and Social Work manages successful funded partnerships with local schools and communities, state and federal government departments, through to international scholarly collaborations on global standards of education and social policy.

Some of our recent research partners include: NSW Department of Education and Communities, Telstra, SAX Institute, Department of Industry and Science, Office for Learning and Teaching and the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council. 

Research areas


Policy, politics and education futures

Education futures are policy effects open to contestation and change. We examine historical and contemporary political and social contexts of policy, including formal and informal settings, from the local to the global.

Research impact

Research centres and institutes