The Institute of Education (IOE) is a constituent college of the University of London, dedicated to postgraduate study and research in the field of education. The Institute is the largest education research body in the United Kingdom, with over 700 research students in the doctoral school. It also has the largest portfolio of postgraduate programmes in education in the UK, with approximately 4,000 students taking Master's programmes, and a further 1,200 students doing PGCE teacher-training courses.
The Institute has long been recognised as a leading centre of educational enquiry. At any one time it hosts over 100 research projects funded by Research Councils, government departments and other agencies. The Institute publishes Educate~ – The Journal of Doctoral Research in Education