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 is comprised of three institutes:

  • Education, Teaching & Leadership
  • Sport, Physical Education & Health Sciences
  • Education, Community & Society

The Moray House School of Education has an extensive and growing programme of research and scholarship into education and sports-related fields, in 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

Sub-communities within this community

Collections in this community

  • Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC)

    PAHRC is a research centre within the Institute of Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences in Moray House School of Education which aims to provide evidence of how to encourage people of all ages to ‘sit less and walk more’.

Recent Submissions

  • 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) ...
  • 1979 national school leavers survey 

    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. It was based on a smaller sample than the earlier 1977 survey: 10 per cent of 0 and H grade leavers, and 20 per cent of non-qualified ...
  • National school leavers (1975/76) survey, 1977 

    University of Edinburgh. Centre for Educational Sociology (University of Edinburgh. Centre for Educational Sociology, 2014-07-22)
    The survey had a number of aims. In the first place, to extend the time-series of data on higher leavers originally collected in 1962, 1970, and 1972, by including 1976 leavers. Secondly the survey was designed to extend ...