Institute of Education

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Institute of Education
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Established 1902
Undergraduates 195
Postgraduates 6,290
Location London, England, UK
Campus Urban
Director Geoff Whitty
Website www.ioe.ac.uk


The Institute of Education (IoE) is a postgraduate college and part of the University of London. It has 1,200 students doing teacher training PGCE courses. It has the largest education research body in the UK, with over 700 research students in the doctoral school. The Institute also has the largest portfolio of postgraduate programmes in education in the UK, with approximately 4,000 students taking master's courses.

The Institute has long been recognised as a leading centre of educational enquiry. At any one time it hosts over 100 research projects funded by Research Councils, government departments and other agencies. The Institute publishes Educate~ - The Journal of Doctoral Research in Education

The Institute’s Newsam library is the largest in its field in Europe, containing more than 300,000 volumes and nearly 2,000 periodicals. Its archive and special collections contain the most comprehensive range of Government documents on education in the UK, the National Textbook Collection and other unique resources.

The Institute was founded by the former London County Council in 1902 as the Day Training College, a teacher-training institution. It became a member of the federation of the University of London in 1932, when it received its present name.

The Institute's main building, on Bedford Way in Bloomsbury, was designed by Sir Denys Lasdun.

The current Director is Professor Geoff Whitty.

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Recognized bodies of the University of London

Birkbeck | Courtauld Institute of Art | Central School of Speech and Drama | Goldsmiths | Heythrop | Imperial | Institute of Cancer Research | Institute of Education | King's | London Business School | LSE | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | Queen Mary | Royal Academy of Music | Royal Holloway | Royal Veterinary College | St George's | SOAS | School of Pharmacy | UCL

Listed bodies

University of London Institute in Paris | School of Advanced Study | University Marine Biological Station, Millport

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