Tag: Research-lead

Research-leads Part 4 – The Influencer

1 November 2017

Being a Research-lead can be a pivotal role in a school, enabling evidence-informed decisions to improve school outcomes. Following on from the sold-out success of our 2017 programme, the new course begins in January. To join us, take a look at our Building Confident Research-leads programme. In the final part of our four blogs on […]

Posted on: 1 November 2017
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Research-leads – Part 3: Devil’s Advocates

26 October 2017

Take a moment to consider the following scenario. You are in a school meeting with the senior team. You are discussing a hot topic that has a variety of opinions on the leadership team – maybe it involves a budget decision, such as purchasing a glossy new edu-product. Now, before you get a chance to […]

Posted on: 26 October 2017
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Research-leads – Part 2: The ‘Brokers’

16 October 2017

All things to all people: the life of a school Research-lead
Playing poker has never really been my thing, too much subliminal thinking and tactical strategy I think. The role of a Research-lead can sometimes feel like you are playing poker […]

Author: Stephen Foreman
Posted on: 16 October 2017
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Research-leads – Part 1: The Storytellers

2 October 2017

This blog is part one of a four-part series that characterises the role of the Research-lead in schools. Part one show how the Research-lead can play the role of storyteller as schools navigate the accountability system. […]

Posted on: 2 October 2017
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What’s going on at Huntington Research School in 2017-18?

2 October 2017

As I write this it seems hard to believe that we have been a Research School for a full year and year two is already underway. What a privilege it has been to be able to meet and work with so many colleagues in schools who are passionate and focused upon improving outcomes for our […]

Posted on: 2 October 2017
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Building Confident Research-Leads

09:00 on 29 November 2017–15:00 on 1 May 2018

We are pleased to announce this year’s training course: Building Confident Research-Leads. We have tailored a new course to develop the Research-lead role for your school context. The course will offer advice and guidance to help schools make evidence informed decisions to improve school outcomes, from identifying relevant areas for focus, accessing and interpreting evidence […]

Posted on: 19 September 2017
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Developing School Research-leads

1 February 2017

This last month, Huntington Research School began training prospective Research-leads from a range of schools, both primary and secondary, across North Lincolnshire. The role of Research-leads is an emerging role nationally, so it is useful to share the ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘how’ of having a Research-lead in your school. We are all strapped for cash […]

Posted on: 1 February 2017
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