Moray House School of Education

Institute for Education, Community & Society (IECS)

This Institute specialises in the sociology of education, education policy, higher and community education and digital education.

The Institute for Education, Community and Society has a growing reputation for innovative e-learning research and practice and 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.

This Institute was formed in August 2010 from the Department of Education and Society and the Department of Higher and Community Education.

Study with us

Programmes
Our Institute provides specialist expertise in a range of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including our flagship MSc Education with specialist pathways, and programmes taught fully online.

IECS Research

Research
Our Institute for Education, Community & Society has an established record of education and critical inter-disciplinary social science research in education studies, education policy, community education, childhood studies and digital education.

IECS Seminars/Conferences

Seminars
Details of research seminars, conferences and other events held by our Institute for Education, Community & Society (IECS).

IECS Staff

Introduction
Institute staff reflect Moray House's long history of education and critical inter-disciplinary social science research in education studies and policy, equity, inclusion and diversity, community education, childhood studies, psychology and in professions allied to children's education, development, welfare and wellbeing.