Overview

Has a growing reputation for its innovative e-learning research and practice.

Photo of our students on graduation day

About our Institute for Education, Community & Society

The Institute for Education, Community and Society (ECS) was formed in August 2010 from the Department of Education and Society and the Department of Higher and Community Education.

The Institute has a growing reputation for its innovative e-learning research and practice and has an established international reputation for research in the sociology of education, education policy, higher and community education including community approaches to life-long learning, children and young people's learning and development and extensive research in equity, inclusion and diversity within and beyond education.

General enquiries

Contact for general enquiries:

  • Fiona Lennox
  • Institute Administrator
  • Institute for Education, Community & SocietyMoray House School of Education
  • University of Edinburgh
  • St John's Land
  • Holyrood Road
  • Edinburgh EH8 8AQ
  • Work: +44 (0)131 651 6120
Email:
Web:
St Johns Land (on map)
  • Fiona Paterson
  • Institute Secretary
  • Work: +44 (0)0131 651 6019
Email:

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