London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

Teachers, Equity and Professionalism


This forms a significant part of IPSE’s work and we are well known for our impact on theory, policy and practice in this field. We analyse the relationships between the professional practice of teachers across all sectors and the social impacts of educational institutions. Our research includes large scale surveys and in depth qualitative studies

Our areas of interest and expertise include:

  • Teacher supply, employment and retention
  • Teacher education and equality
  • Constructions of professionalism
  • Teacher identities and diversity
  • Workforce restructuring and equality
  • Gender, ‘race’ and social class and the teaching profession.

Research Projects

Key Publications include:

Robson (2006) Teacher Professionalism in Further and Higher Education, Routledge

IPSE staff working in this field include Hutchings, Leathwood, Maylor, Minty, Osgood, Ross.


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