Research on teaching and learning

Research into teaching and learning explores the process of education in context or in their communities of practice. Research in teaching occurs around three interlaced themes: One theme is pedagogy and the practice of teaching. A second theme focuses on specific curriculum areas, exploring what teachers teach, how and why. The third theme examines the context of teaching, in schools and other formal education settings at different levels, in occupations and in organizations. Perspectives and experiences of learners are integral to research on pedagogy and specific methodologies used in this field incorporate the 'student voice' or analyse learning outcomes to evaluate teaching practice.