How technology, culture, learning and policy intersect within research and practice in digital education.

News

Visiting researcher: Dr Jillianne Code

In September, the Centre is welcoming a visiting scholar: Dr Jillianne Code, director of the ALIVE Research Lab at the University of British Columbia in Canada.

Geneva Human Rights Dialogue: Janja Komljenovic invited to UNESCO policy event

Dr Janja Komljenovic was invited as an expert to the Geneva Human Rights Dialogue on the Right to Education, where she spoke on the impact of digitalisation on this universal human right.

STEM Education game launch: STEM Charades

Prof Andrew Manches developed STEM Charades, a fun, interactive, gesture game that builds communication skills, confidence, and a deeper understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Recording available: 'How and for what can one hope? Orientations toward the university in ruins'

Watch the recording of the Centre's latest seminar with Dr Darren Webb, University of Sheffield.

Workshops in Accra: Digital Education for change makers in Sub-Saharan Africa

A group of MSc in Digital Education students from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa, alongside Dr Michael Gallagher and Dr Pete Evans, recently met in Accra for three days of workshops to initiate conversations around issues on the intersections of technology and education in Sub-Saharan Africa.

British Data Awards 2024

The Data Education in Schools team have won the ‘Education Initiative of the Year’ Award at the 2024 British Data Awards.

About
The Centre for Research in Digital Education is based in the Moray House School of Education and Sport at the University of Edinburgh, and conducts research, knowledge exchange and consultancy in key areas including digital education pedagogy and policy, open education, children and technology, learning analytics and museum learning.
Engagement
We work with many partner universities as well as policymakers, the cultural heritage sector, schools and other public and private sector organisations. Our partners value us for our critical approach to learning, teaching and technology in formal and informal education, and for the ways in which we combine our research with world-leading practice in digital education.