Category: Blog

Untangling the Literacy Octopus – three lessons from the latest EEF evaluation

5 December 2017

Professor Jonathan Sharples, Senior Researcher at the EEF, looks at the key messages from our latest evaluation report investigating different ways of disseminating research evidence to schools. […]

Author: Jonathan Sharples, Senior Researcher at the EEF
Posted on: 5 December 2017
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The Doncaster Research School Launch by Partners in Learning

18 October 2017

The Doncaster Research School Launch event took place on 13th October 2017, and what an event it was! Our three key note speakers kept the crowd engaged and enthusiastic about what’s to come for our Doncaster schools and beyond. […]

Posted on: 18 October 2017
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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
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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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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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