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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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ResearchEd 2017 – A First Timer’s Account

19 September 2017

For someone interested in research and the impact it has on education, ResearchEd is one of the most cost-friendly “CPD” activities you can undertake. Where else will you get to talk OFSTED expectations, Threshold Concepts and Behaviour Management with experts all on the same day in the same location? I found it all both thought-provoking and eye opening. I left with different opinions on growth mindset, ideas on how to speed up the delivery of curriculum content, and with new insight into the problems and challenges presented by assessments following life after levels. I have talked the ear off anyone who has dared to ask “How was ResearchEd?” […]

Author: This post was written by Vicki Barnett, Research Lead at NDHS Norwich. You can contact her via twitter @vickibarnett
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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