Moray House is an international leader in education and sport-related studies. Staff are internationally renowned for their theory-informed applied research.

The Moray House School of Education and Sport is comprised of four institutes:

  • Education, Teaching & Leadership
  • Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences
  • Education, Community & Society
  • Language Education
  • The School has an extensive and growing programme of research and scholarship into education and sports-related fields, including the themes shown below:

    • Child development and well-being
    • Learning, teaching and pedagogy
    • Education, community and society
    • Sport and exercise sciences, physical education and leisure
    • Learning and technology

    Image: Detail from Miller, Mitch; Ross, Jen. (2016). Bowes Museum Gallery Dialectogram, 2015-2016 [image]. Centre for Research in Digital Education. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/1558.

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    • ANOVA - primary school pupils' career aspirations and job automation probabilities 

      Sowa, Stephen; Manches, Andrew; Smith, Julie
      This dataset includes: (i) raw survey data - created by Chambers, Kashefpakdel, Rehill, and Percy (2018), shared with kind permission of the original project team; (ii) secondary data analysis - includes an analysis of ...
    • SUPERSEDED - Primary and secondary school pupils' career aspirations and job automation probabilities 

      Sowa, Stephen; Manches, Andrew; Smith, Julie
      ## This item has been replaced by the one which can be found at https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/2976 ## Raw survey data and analysis of primary and secondary school pupils' career aspirations and job computerisation probability ...
    • How do high-level youth soccer players approach and solve in-game problems? The role of strategic understanding 

      Price, Amy; Collins, Dave; Nash, Christine
      Youth soccer players speaking about how they solve game related problems.
    • Action and Gesture in teacher demonstration: Visual attention and learning 

      Revueltas Roux, Alexia; Manches, Andrew; Ross, Wendy; Ghazali-Mohammed, Zayba; Van Herwegen, Jo
      Data set originated for the study with the same name: This study contributes to the debate about the relative benefits of two pervasive resources used by teachers to support children’s learning: actions with manipulatives ...
    • Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1985-86, Sweep 1 (SYPS1987) 

      Centre for Educational Sociology
      This dataset refers to the 2nd SYPS cohort of young people, who completed compulsory schooling (the S4 year stage) in the 1985-86 school year. They were first surveyed (sweep 1) in spring 1987 when most were aged about ...
    • Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 2 (SYPS1986) 

      Centre for Educational Sociology.
      Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 2 (SYPS1986). The SYPS is a series of large-scale postal surveys that asked young people aged 16-19 from Scottish secondary schools about their experiences of school ...
    • Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 3 (SYPS1987autumn) 

      Centre for Educational Sociology
      Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 3 (SYPS1987autumn). The SYPS is a series of large-scale postal surveys that asked young people aged 16-19 from Scottish secondary schools about their experiences of ...
    • The Relationships between Violence in Childhood and Educational Outcomes: A Global Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 

      Fry, Deborah; Fang, Xiangming; Elliott, Stuart; Casey, Tabitha; Zheng, Xiaodong; Li, Jiaoyuan; Florian, Lani; McCluskey, Gillean
      This is the first study to estimate the association globally between violence in childhood on educational outcomes, addressing a significant gap in the current evidence base. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses were ...
    • Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 1 (SYPS1985) 

      Centre for Educational Sociology.
      The Scottish Young People Survey (SYPS) cohort series was a postal survey in which questionnaires were initially sent to young people approximately nine months after they had completed their 4th year in secondary school. ...
    • Bowes Museum Gallery Dialectogram 

      Miller, Mitch; Ross, Jen
      An illustration created by Mitch Miller as part of the Artcasting project (AH/M008177/1). The Artcasting project developed, tested and assessed ‘artcasting‘, a new digital and mobile form of evaluation of arts-based ...
    • FitQuest Qualitative DataSet 

      Robertson, Judy; EPSRC - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
      This dataset contains qualitative interview and observation notes from the pilot FitQuest randomised controlled trial. The overall aim of the trial was to evaluate whether a theory based location-based exergame (FitQuest) ...
    • Scottish youth cohort trends dataset, 1984-2002 

      Croxford, Linda (University of Edinburgh. Centre for Educational Sociology, 2014-07-23)
      This dataset has been constructed from the Scottish Young People’s Survey (SYPS) and Scottish School Leavers Survey (SSLS) as part of research project – Education and Youth Transitions in England, Wales and Scotland 1984-2002 ...
    • National School Leavers Survey, 1979 

      University of Edinburgh. Centre for Educational Sociology. (University of Edinburgh. Centre for Educational Sociology, 2014-07-22)
      The 1979 survey covered young people who had left school in the session 1977-78, including independent and grant-aided schools, but not special schools. It was based on a smaller sample than the earlier 1977 survey: 10 per ...
    • National School Leavers Survey, 1977 

      University of Edinburgh. Centre for Educational Sociology. (University of Edinburgh. Centre for Educational Sociology, 2014-07-22)
      The 1977 survey comprised 40 percent of young people who left Scottish secondary schools in 1975-6, including independent and grant-aided schools, but not special schools. It was designed as part of a “Collaborative Research ...