Created in 2004 to bring together researchers from across the Open University, CREET is one of the largest educational research centres in the UK and is recognised internationally as a multi-disciplinary centre of excellence.

IET’s research sits within CREET’s research themes: Childhood Studies, Education Futures, Technology Enhanced Learning and Languages & Applied Linguistics.

CREET works together with the IET and the School of Language Studies and Applied Linguistics in providing a world-leading research environment and developing field-defining contributions in these chosen themes.