Research

Introduction

Details about our Community Education Research Group's areas of work, activity, and aims.

Photo of Community Education Research Group members taking part in workshop

Areas of work and current knowledge exchange activity

Areas of work

Our Community Education Research Group has an international reputation for it's work in the following areas:

  • Community development
  • Adult popular education
  • Learning and social movements
  • Adult Literacy
  • Youth work
  • Critical policy analysis

Details about our Forum on Popular and Digital Education can be found through the following link:

Knowledge exchange activity

We are committed to building links between the wide body of practitioners in the field of community education and academics involved in current developments in theory and policy critique.

Here are details of our current knowledge exchange events:

The group's aims

The group aims to:

  • Explore and develop the links between theory and practice
  • Create opportunities for scholars and practitioners to develop critical policy analysis
  • Promote the civic mission of the higher education sector
  • Contribute to theoretical and scholarly work in the broad field of community education
  • Promote practitioner based research