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
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Evidence In Education

09:00–15:30 on 20 October 2017

Join us for this one day event held at the Berrick Saul Building, University of York on October 20th. This is a yearly event bringing together the leaders in education to explore developments in schools using evidence-based research. […]

Posted on: 21 September 2017
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Leading Learning 2018

09:00 on 17 January 2018–15:00 on 20 June 2018

Leading Learning is back in 2018, the 3 day course was sold out last year and is back at Huntington Research School’s new conference building. This course is about the quality of teaching and using important research as evidence to support your CPD programme. […]

Posted on: 21 September 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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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
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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
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‘Chain Effects’ – The Impact of Multi-Academy Trusts on Low-Income Students

30 June 2017

This week The Sutton Trust released another of their research updates, entitled: ‘Chain Effects 2017:The Impact of Academy Chains on Low-Income Students’. Written by Professor Becky Francis and Professor Merryn Hutchings, reveals with forensic insight the variable performance of academy chains in our school system. Some of the key findings are stark: “There continues to […]

Posted on: 30 June 2017
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Researched York 2017 – Introducing…

30 June 2017

Researched York 2017 is nearly here. Next Saturday – on the 8th of July – we are hosting an array of great speakers at Huntington School, in York, with well over 250 teachers and school leaders attending (a few tickets are still available!). We are delighted to share the exciting timetable for researchED York 2017! […]

Posted on: 30 June 2017
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Developing ‘Disciplined Inquiry’

30 June 2017

Back in 2014, at the national resesearchEd conference, in London, Dylan Wiliam talked about ‘Why teaching will never be a research-based profession (and why that’s a Good Thing)‘. Now, at a packed conference including many people looking to develop evidence-based practice and engage with research, that was a rather provocative message! But, as ever, he […]

Posted on: 30 June 2017
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Telling Stories and Teaching History

5 June 2017

As history teachers, we love telling stories. It is integral to how we communicate about and conceptualise the past; however, we hate it when students tell us those same stories. […]

Author: Hugh Richards
Posted on: 5 June 2017
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