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Welcome to the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology. CREET is one of the leading education research units in the UK and is respected internationally as a centre of excellence. We undertake outward-looking collaborative research with learners and those who support them that has a beneficial impact on learning practices, policies and public debates. Our research is multidisciplinary and is united by:

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  • Anna Craft Memorial Lecture 5th March


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  • Fully funded PhD Studentships

    CREET is offering a limited number of ...

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  • Results from REF2014

    The Open University’s (OU) results in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) published today (...

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working globally to explore new approaches to teaching, learning and supporting child development

focusing on learning through diverse media in a wide range of social, cultural and disciplinary settings

stimulating debate & engaging research users in dialogue and development of ideas in education

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