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

Video observation and coaching to support teachers’ professional development

31 March 2017

Researchers at Birmingham University conducted an evaluation of a pilot for IRIS Connect, a programme to support teachers’ professional development by filming and reviewing their lessons. […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence

Promising results for spaced learning

31 March 2017

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published an evaluation of SMART Spaces, a programme which aims to boost GCSE science outcomes by breaking up intensive revision lessons. […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence

What does the research say about sleep?

23 March 2017

Twitter is a great leveller. It gives anyone the opportunity to comment on anything. And so, this week, The Honourable Kirstie Allsopp gave her views on children and sleep. But what does the research say? […]

Author: Jonathan Haslam
Posted on: 23 March 2017
Posted in: Blog

Apply for an Innovation Evaluation grant

8 March 2017

We are now accepting applications for the second round of innovation evaluation grants from schools that are involved with the Research Schools Network. […]

Posted on: 8 March 2017
Posted in: News

Research Schools in social mobility opportunity areas

8 March 2017

We are now looking for an additional 12 Research Schools to support the 12 opportunity areas from September 2017. […]

Posted on: 8 March 2017
Posted in: News

Research for schools

1 March 2017

Steve Higgins discusses how evidence from research can make a valuable contribution to improving educational outcomes for children and young people, but needs engagement from practitioners to increase the chances of successful application. […]

Author: Steve Higgins
Posted on: 1 March 2017
Posted in: Blog

First Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants awarded

21 February 2017

The IEE is pleased to announce four projects chosen to receive the first Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants. […]

Posted on: 21 February 2017
Posted in: News

What does the research say about bias and stereotyping in the classroom?

17 February 2017

A recent study looking at when gender stereotypes develop received a lot of coverage in the press. It’s a reminder that, no matter how impartial or independent we think we are, all of us have biases and prejudices. […]

Author: Jonathan Haslam
Posted on: 17 February 2017
Posted in: Blog

Schools inspired to be part of the Kyra Research School story

9 February 2017

Eighty delegates from schools across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire attended the first Kyra Research School Conference on Friday 3 February. […]

Posted on: 9 February 2017
Posted in: News