Centre for Educational Consultancy and Development (CECD)

Committed to excellence in education.

About CECD

Oxford Brookes Centre for Educational Consultancy and Development (CECD) specialises in contract research, consultancy in the education sector, and in continuing professional development for teachers and educational professionals. 

We provide cutting-edge continuing professional development programmes, critically informed contract research, and innovative consultancy services in the field of education.

Our expertise

We draw on the diverse expertise of a network of educational professionals and researchers from across the Oxford Brookes School of Education. The varied specialisms of our team allow us to provide excellent research, consultancy and training services across a broad range of fields, tailored to the needs of our partners.

Why choose us?

CECD is a trusted provider of excellent educational services, endorsed by our local and global partners. As part of the School of Education at Oxford Brookes University, our work combines cutting-edge academic research with decades of experience in teacher education.

Experienced experts

The world-class quality of our CPD is derived from the expertise of School of Education staff, particularly in the Primary sector. We have extensive experience developing programmes specialising in SEND, ICT, Leadership and Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Primary Science, Maths, NQT Training and developing skills for research in education.

Commitment to excellence

We provide cutting-edge continuing professional development programmes, critically informed contract research, and innovative consultancy services in the field of education.

Academic accreditation

With our CPD programming, we also offer the option of transferring credit towards a postgraduate qualification in the School of Education (PGCert or MA in Education).

National and international educational links

CECD maintains strong professional links within the education sector, including links with overseas governments and international school consortia. We have a long history of collaboration with other university and school partners. We are committed to developing a strong community of practitioners and researchers who aim to be agents of change.

Contact us

Centre for Educational Consultancy and Development

education-cecd@brookes.ac.uk

+44 (0)1865 488511

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