Evidence-based guidance for improving literacy

22 September 2017

One of the challenges when trying to use research evidence to improve teaching practice in schools can be the amount of evidence to wade through, and its inaccessibility. With this in mind, guidance reports from the EEF do some of this heavy lifting for you. And a key part of the role of the Research Schools Network is to turn these guidance reports into training programmes that help schools use them in practice. […]

Author: Jonathan Haslam
Posted on: 22 September 2017
Posted in: Blog

Aiming high for quality CPD

22 September 2017

The Research Schools Network aims to put the use of research evidence into the hands of schools and practitioners. One of the three main strands of its work is training, offering CPD that uses the best research evidence to challenged existing practice. […]

Author: Jonathan Haslam
Posted on: 22 September 2017
Posted in: Blog

Expanding the Research Schools Network

12 July 2017

Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Education, today confirmed the 11 new Research Schools in Opportunity Areas. The announcement doubles the size of the Research Schools Network. From an original project with eleven schools, we have now grown to 22. […]

Author: Jonathan Haslam
Posted on: 12 July 2017
Posted in: Blog

Justine Greening unveils new EEF/IEE Research Schools at the Social Mobility Summit

12 July 2017

Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Education, today confirmed the 11 new Research Schools in to support social mobility ‘coldspots’. The announcement doubles the size of the Research Schools Network. […]

Posted on: 12 July 2017
Posted in: News

Attributes of a research champion

5 May 2017

At Kyra Research School we have been considering what skills and attributes a research champion or research lead needs to have to be effective. The attributes have been divided into the three strands of Research School activity, take a look at here. […]

Posted on: 5 May 2017
Posted in: Blog

#UKEdResChat Research Schools Special

28 April 2017

On 27 April, Juliet Brookes hosted a chat on Twitter about how Research Schools can support dissemination. […]

Posted on: 28 April 2017
Posted in: Blog

Six more Research Schools appointed

7 April 2017

The IEE and EEF have today announced six new Research Schools. The Schools in Southport, Suffolk, London, County Durham, Hertfordshire and West Sussex join a growing network of Research Schools across the country […]

Posted on: 7 April 2017
Posted in: News

Teacher-Led Research Programme

31 March 2017

The Teacher-led Research Programme will be running July 2017 – July 2018. It will enable teachers and leaders at all levels to use practice-based research as a method of school improvement, development and self-evaluation. Please follow the links below for further information and booking details. Teacher-led Research Programme Flyer Teacher-led Research Programme Booking Form […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
Posted in: Training/CPD

Successful evaluation of E4F

31 March 2017

The NFER conducted an evaluation of Evidence for the Frontline (E4F), an online platform designed to help bridge the divide between education research and classroom practice. […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence

Video observation and coaching to support teachers’ professional development

31 March 2017

Researchers at Birmingham University conducted an evaluation of a pilot for IRIS Connect, a programme to support teachers’ professional development by filming and reviewing their lessons. […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence