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Education Research That Matters: Ways of Researching

University of Birmingham and Chartered College of Teaching via FutureLearn


Learn about key education research methods and how to use them

Connecting insights from existing research to practice and building on this to design realistic and high-quality research projects can be challenging. Understanding research methods is crucial to making this simpler.

On this course, you’ll get a grounding in the key research methods used in education research and consider the benefits and pitfalls of different methods.

You’ll engage critically with research methods that will help you to be better informed when reading research and better able to select the best methods to use when designing research in your own setting.

This course is for teachers working in early years, primary, secondary and further education settings. It would also be of interest to other education professionals.

Taught by

Deborah Youdell


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