Getting involved in large scale research

There are many benefits to getting involved in wider research. Help with research – inviting a junior researcher in to help your teams get started with their research can be a very useful activity. Contribute to wider research that will benefit your school and...

Engaging with research

In a ‘research-engaged school’, colleagues will engage both in and with research. When engaging in research, colleagues will research and investigate their own practice, possibly through Lesson Study or enquiry, and occasionally with the support of an...

Processes in the organisation are underpinned by evidence

It is important that colleagues engage with research, it is also key that all processes in the school are underpinned by evidence and research. In terms of professional learning, when introducing key ideas or new strategies, the evidence base should be shared with...

CPD is aligned to Development Plans

Effective professional developmentĀ has a powerful impact on pupil outcomes and should be a driver behind meeting targets on the school development plan. However, often individual teachers feel that the school development plan is in conflict with their own professional...