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

Ipswich Opportunity Area Research School

14 September 2017

The Research Schools Network project is a partnership between the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) to fund a network of schools that will support the use of evidence to improve teaching practice. There are now 22 Research Schools including 11 Research Schools supporting Social Mobility Opportunity Areas – following […]

Posted on: 14 September 2017
Posted in: News

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
Posted in: Blog

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
Posted in: News

ResearchEd York 2017

09:30–16:00 on 8 July 2017

IT IS HERE! For all of those teachers and school leaders in the North, we have once again corralled the best researchers, leaders and teachers to tackle the issues faced by teachers at school leaders in our very own northern powerhouse: ResearchEd York 2017, at Huntington Research School. […]

Posted on: 4 June 2017
Posted in: Events

IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants – what you need to know

1 June 2017

If you’re considering submitting a proposal in future funding rounds you might find the following summary of what to include in an application useful. […]

Author: Alicia Shaw
Posted on: 1 June 2017
Posted in: Blog

Summer conference

09:30–15:00 on 23 June 2017

Shireland Research School are delighted to be partnering with Whole Education for a conference celebrating evidence-based practice from across the Midlands and beyond. […]

Posted on: 5 May 2017
Posted in: Events, Training/CPD

Six more Research Schools appointed

7 April 2017

The IEE and EEF have today announced six new Research Schools. The Schools in Southport, Suffolk, London, County Durham, Hertfordshire and West Sussex join a growing network of Research Schools across the country […]

Posted on: 7 April 2017
Posted in: News

Successful evaluation of E4F

31 March 2017

The NFER conducted an evaluation of Evidence for the Frontline (E4F), an online platform designed to help bridge the divide between education research and classroom practice. […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence