Education Leadership and Policy

The focus of this Research and Teaching Group (RTG) is the promotion of more equitable education systems through theory-driven, applied research and capacity building through leadership development.  Its key themes are:

  • Comparative and international education
  • Educational improvement and system change
  • Governance and public policy
  • Equity in education
  • Capacity building and leadership development
  • Early childcare and education

The Educational Leadership and Policy RTG is the home in the School of Education of the following major centres and networks:

With a strong track record in research, members of the group serve as expert advisers and consultants on educational improvement for national governments and organisations.


RTG Leader: Dr Kristinn Hermannson

Deputy RTG Leader: Dr Julie Harvey