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Social Sciences

The Social Sciences cluster provides dedicated support for teaching and learning across a range of disciplines, working closely with higher education providers to enhance the student learning experience.

Our aim is to support the sector in developing capable and critical learners who are able to actively contribute to generating social and economic well-being in a fast changing world.

The information provided here includes overviews of our disciplinary and cross-disciplinary work, as well as links to publications and contact details for the team. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please get in touch. We hope you share our passion for social science education and look forward to working with you.

Advance HE resources

Advance HE has over 600 resources, which are continually added to and updated, to support teaching within the Social Sciences disciplines. These resources aim to bring you up to date with the latest innovative practice within your area, along with tools which can aid your professional development within higher education teaching.

Advance HE resources are accessed through our Knowledge Hub. Here you can browse:

National Teaching Fellowship Innovative Pedagogies

National Teaching Fellows were asked to produce reports on the innovative pedagogies they have used in their practice which has led to them being recognised. The series is available to view in the Knowledge HUB and can be cut by discipline.

Social Sciences Innovation Pedagogies Reports