The School of Education was ranked in the top 100 QS World University Subject Rankings in 2012. According to their own statement, they have a total of 70 doctoral students, which makes their doctoral programme the largest in Ireland.
The School currently has an associated research centre, Centre for Research in Information Technology in Education (CRITE), and four research groups;
* Arts Education (AE)
* Cultures, Academic Values & Education Research Group (CAVE)
* Research in School Education (RISE)
* Inclusion in Education and Society (IES)
Since spring 2012, the School also publishes the Trinity Education Papers which are open access.