Putting evidence to work in your classroom

9 February 2018

Shaun Allison, Director of Durrington Research School, introduces the EEF’s latest guidance report, Putting Evidence to Work: A School’s Guide to Implementation. […]

Author: Shaun Allison, Director of Durrington Research School
Posted on: 9 February 2018
Posted in: Blog

Research Schools to gather for national meeting

2 February 2018

Representatives from the 23 Research Schools, including the newly-appointed Ipswich Research School, will come together next week at a national Research Schools meeting. […]

Posted on: 2 February 2018
Posted in: News

researchED

25 January 2018

researchED is on a mission to raise research literacy amongst teachers, bring people together, promote collaboration, increase awareness, promote research and explore what works. These values chime with the work of the Research Schools Network, and a number of our Research Schools are hosting researchED events. […]

Posted on: 25 January 2018
Posted in: Training and events

Maximising the impact of teaching assistants

25 January 2018

Find out more about the training programmes our Research Schools are running to help schools make the best use of teaching assistants […]

Posted on: 25 January 2018
Posted in: Training and events

Twenty-third Research School appointed

19 January 2018

Highfield Nursery School – in collaboration with Kesgrave and Farlingaye Teaching School Alliance and Springfield Teaching School Alliance – will become the Research School and focal point of evidence-based practice to support the Ipswich Opportunity Area. […]

Posted on: 19 January 2018
Posted in: News

IEE funds seven new innovation evaluations aimed at improving pupil achievement

16 January 2018

A further seven projects have been awarded Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants, bringing the total number of innovation evaluation projects currently funded to 16. […]

Posted on: 16 January 2018
Posted in: News

New guidance to improve maths teaching for 7–14 year olds

3 November 2017

A new guidance report, published by the Education Endowment Foundation offers eight practical and evidence-based recommendations on maths teaching that schools can use to make a significant difference to pupils’ learning. […]

Posted on: 3 November 2017
Posted in: Evidence

What is the evidence on helping pupils who struggle with maths?

2 November 2017

Many children struggle with maths, and taking early action can be key to helping to improve their mathematics ability. However, as children’s difficulties with maths vary, it is important to identify their individual difficulties and weaknesses, and target any intervention appropriately. Teaching in the intervention should be explicit and systematic. It is also recommended that […]

Posted on: 2 November 2017
Posted in: Blog

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
Posted in: Blog

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
Posted in: Blog