Sheffield Institute of Education Research and Knowledge Exchange

Sheffield Institute of Education Research building at night

SIoE Research and Knowledge Exchange brings together experts in research, evaluation, knowledge exchange and professional development. We are statisticians, social researchers, curriculum designers, teacher trainers, and so much more.

About the centre

SIoE Research and Knowledge Exchange has been developing and delivering educational innovations and evaluations locally, nationally and internationally for over 25 years. Our staff has substantive expertise across a wide range of disciplinary areas, including

  • equality, diversity and inclusion
  • science education
  • mathematics education
  • literacy and language education
  • professional learning

As part of Sheffield Institute of Education, we work closely with experts across multiple areas of education in one of the country's most successful providers of initial teacher education in one of the country's largest universities.

We are academically-focused with a strong evidential base, client-orientated with a deep understanding of reality outside academia, cooperative and collaborative so that we can respond flexibly and creatively to client needs, and efficient and cost-effective with a commitment to delivery of the highest quality outputs.

Featured projects

Movement of ideas

The movement of ‘ideas for practice’ to literacy teachers in lockdown

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Digital Futures in Teacher Education (DeFT)

Creating teacher education materials and guidance on practice involving digital literacy in schools

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Co-researching grammar

Working collaboratively to develop a descriptive pedagogy of grammar

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Mike Coldwell 29093

Mike Coldwell

Head of Centre

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Bronwen Maxwell 121106

Dr Bronwen Maxwell

Deputy Head of Centre

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Emily Perry 206737

Emily Perry

Deputy Head of Centre

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Part of the Social and Economic Research Institute

An interdisciplinary research institute committed to cutting edge, high quality and impactful research and innovation addressing key social, economic and environmental challenges

Social and Economic Research Institute