Leeds Beckett University (LBU)
Leeds Beckett University (Leeds Beckett) is a higher education institution that provides access to education for a wide range of learners, promoting cultural awareness and diversity through our curriculum. Our University is located on two main campuses; one in Leeds city centre and one in Headingley, Leeds and offers a range of undergraduate and post-graduate courses across 13 schools. The University has almost 30,000 students, 3,000 staff and 300,000 associate students through its network of 24 partner colleges.
The Carnegie School of Education and Childhood is the largest provider of Initial Teacher Training and Continuous Professional Development programmes in North East England and carries a vast experience in this area. The School of Education is the host of the Centre for Social and Educational Research which has a long history of contribution to Educational research, particularly in the following areas: Citizenship Education, Diversity and Inclusion in Education, Inclusion and Special Educational Needs, Higher Education and Early Years Education.
In recent years, the Carnegie School of Education has participated in a number of international projects in the area of inclusive education and education for migrant and refugee students. Currently, the School is leading an Erasmus+ project, which aims to promote the integration of refugees, asylum seekers and newly-arrived migrants in the classroom http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/news/0918-tackling-diversity-in-the-classroom/.