Tag: Research Leads Network

Memory- a user’s guide (NorReL March 7th)

16:00–18:00 on 7 March 2018

Our next Network Research Leads meeting will feature Efrat Furst speaking about memory and practical approaches from neuroscience. The meeting is free, all are welcome, and you can sign up here. […]

Posted on: 28 February 2018
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Research Leads Network Round-up: Lesson Study, motivation and more

20 December 2017

This is a copy of the email sent out to members of the Research Leads Network. It’s an informal peer-support network, formed to facilitate the sharing of ideas and advice for people interested in using research to inform school decisions and practice. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 20 December 2017
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Norwich Research Leads Network (#NorReL)

09:00–15:30 on 21 March 2018

The Research Leads Network is an informal peer support network to share ideas and practice among like-minded educators who are interested in using research to inform their practice. On a practical level, this is what we do:

Monthly meetings, open to anyone interested in that month’s topic and/or speaker. You don’t have to be a member of the Network to attend (so you can bring a colleague if you like)
Research Lead training with Stuart Kime from Evidence Based Education (21 March). We would particularly recommend this for Research Leads working on Evidence-Based Practice Fund projects, as evaluation is Stuart’s area of expertise and so important to funded projects
Networking, both formal and informal, and direct contact with experts in their fields who are working with Norwich Research School to share best practice and translate it into the classroom. […]

Posted on: 19 November 2017
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October round-up: Spirit of collaboration

10 November 2017

One of the most exciting aspects of becoming a Research School, and being part of the Research Schools Network, is the opportunity it brings to work closely with others and collaborate. Our ultimate aim is to help improve outcomes for young people in Norwich (and Norfolk), but we can’t do this on our own! However, we have an great chance to work alongside others to help and support people around us. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 10 November 2017
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Norwich Research Leads Network #NorRel

16:00–18:00 on 5 February 2018

The Research Leads Network is an informal peer support network to share ideas and practice among like-minded educators who are interested in using research to inform their teaching, and teaching in their schools. On a practical level, this is what we do:
1. Monthly meetings, open to anyone interested in that month’s topic and/or speaker. You don’t have to be a member of the Network to attend (so you can bring a colleague if you like)
2. Research Lead training with Stuart Kime from Evidence Based Education (21 March). We would particularly recommend this for Research Leads working on Evidence-Based Practice Fund projects, as evaluation is Stuart’s area of expertise and so important to funded projects
3. Networking, both formal and informal, and direct contact with experts in their fields who are working with Norwich Research School to share best practice and translate it into the classroom. […]

Posted on: 9 November 2017
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Research Leads Network round-up (2) – Homework, Maths and more…

3 November 2017

A few links from this week in one place.

Firstly, Madeleine asked if anyone had any links and pointers about Homework, and we had some really helpful ideas from a range of people. Links below: […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 3 November 2017
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Research Leads Network (Round-up from the first week)

29 October 2017

This is a copy of the email sent out to members of the Research Leads Network. This is an informal peer-support network, formed to facilitate the sharing of ideas and advice for those who are interested in the use of research to inform school decisions and practice. It’s a peer-driven network, although some members may be considered “experts” in their field. You can sign up to the network here. […]

Posted on: 29 October 2017
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The Beauty of Networks (from someone who hates networking)

21 October 2017

Friends, family, colleagues are precious to me, and have been invaluable. My network of “other mums” (who are primarily my friends) allow me to balance work, life and family by picking my kids up when I can’t get there, reminding me that tomorrow is the school fete, and I need to take in some cake money… and chatting into the small hours about rubbish.

Also important, the conversations I have with colleagues in the coffee room remind me on a daily basis that I’m not the only one who finds things tough/ busy/ amazing/ thankless/ wonderful at times, and I pick up good ideas for teaching particular topics and lessons.

But sometimes the formalization of these groups (or certain aspects of them) can make them even more valuable. We now have Department planning meetings, where we can take a particular aspect of the coffee room conversation (“How do you teach X? What went well last time? How could we work together to make it better this time?”) and make it an integral part of the CPD process. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 21 October 2017
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