Category: Blog

What is ‘evidence-informed education’ and why are we loving it so much?

26 September 2017

As we commence our journey as a Research School, we can’t help but feel there is a real change taking place in education and we are hugely excited to be a part of it! […]

Author: Kate Mouncey, Research Lead at Sandringham Research School
Posted on: 26 September 2017
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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
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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
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Why research evidence matters in education

20 September 2017

Over a decade ago, I was involved in a project about students’ learning styles. In the mid-noughties, the language of learning styles was commonplace in schools but when I started to read up about them, other than a multitude of commercial companies selling their ‘expertise’ and training, I struggled to find much substantive evidence or […]

Author: Caroline Creaby, Director of Sandringham Research School
Posted on: 20 September 2017
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Welcome to the Sandringham Research School!

12 September 2017

Welcome to Sandringham Research School! […]

Author: Karen Roskilly, Research Lead at Sandringham Research School
Posted on: 12 September 2017
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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
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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
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