Teach – Research – Innovate

9 February 2017

John Beaven, Headteacher at Pollyplatt Primary School, reflects on the first Kyra Research School Conference, which took place on 3 February 2017. […]

Author: John Beaven
Posted on: 9 February 2017
Posted in: Blog

Evidence Based Practice Conference 28th April 2017

09:30–15:00 on 28 April 2017

A day of talks and practical workshops on the latest evidence based practice. Join us at Buckfast Abbey, Devon on Friday 28th April 2017 for talks from key figures in the world of educational research including Sir Kevan Collins (Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation) and Roger Pope CBE (Executive Principal of Education South […]

Posted on: 3 February 2017
Posted in: Events

Funding announced for research schools in new opportunity areas

24 January 2017

Speaking to school leaders at a recent event hosted by Pricewaterhouse Coopers and the Sutton Trust, the Education Secretary Justine Greening announced that the government’s ‘opportunity areas’ programme would now be expanded to include a further six opportunity areas. She also announced plans to establish a Research School in each of the 12 opportunity areas. […]

Posted on: 24 January 2017
Posted in: News

Latest events

15 December 2016

For details of the latest events for your local Research Schools Network, please follow the links on this page […]

Posted on: 15 December 2016
Posted in: Events

Latest training and CPD

15 December 2016

For details of the latest training and CPD for your local Research Schools Network, please follow the links on this page […]

Posted on: 15 December 2016
Posted in: Training/CPD

Call for Applications for Grants for Innovation Evaluation

22 November 2016

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

Posted on: 22 November 2016
Posted in: News

Apply to become a Research School

11 November 2016

Applications now open for the next wave of Research Schools. Apply by 12th December 2016 […]

Posted on: 11 November 2016
Posted in: News

An evaluation of TEEP

4 November 2016

An evaluation of the TEEP programme was conducted by The Institute for Effective Education using a randomised controlled trial with over 10,000 students in 45 low-performing secondary schools across England. […]

Posted on: 4 November 2016
Posted in: Evidence

Breakfast clubs boost reading and maths results for primary school pupils

4 November 2016

A randomised controlled trial involving 106 primary schools in England with higher than average numbers of disadvantaged pupils looked at the impact of running breakfast clubs in the schools. Over the course of an academic year parents of around 8,600 pupils were encouraged to send their child to free breakfast clubs before registration. The provision […]

Posted on: 4 November 2016
Posted in: Evidence

No clear impact for Project Based Learning

4 November 2016

A team from Durham University have evaluated a trial of a Project Based Learning (PBL) intervention called ‘Learning through REAL Projects’, developed by the Innovation Unit – an independent social enterprise which aims to improve public sector services. The programme involves teachers from different subjects designing and planning projects which enable pupils to produce a […]

Posted on: 4 November 2016
Posted in: Evidence