The School is aligned with the Centre for Research in Educational Futures and Innovation (CREFI), which is one of Deakin's Strategic Research Centres. Research
> Science, mathematics, environmental and health education for sustainable communities;
> Pedagogy, cultures and professional engagement; and,
> Governance, policy and educational leadership in local and global contexts.
CREFI- Partnerships and Engagement manages and administers a range of contracted projects. It offers professional development programs, evaluations and research projects for government and other organisations.
The Commonwealth funded Centre for Teaching and Learning Languages (CTALL) works across the School of Education and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences to coordinate the delivery of teaching Languages Other Than English (LOTE) programs and language programs.