How Can Schools Use Evidence To Improve Teaching?
Steve Higgins sets out how the Education Endowment Foundation’s Teaching and Learning Toolkit can help make evidence school friendly so that it can be readily used to improve practice.
Searching For The Diamond In The Mine -Evidence That Classroom Practice Works
Jonathan Haslam sets out the tough challenges that need to be tackled if we are to achieve genuine evidenced-based reform in our schools.
Teacher Research Engagement – Overcoming Barriers
Obstacles to teachers engaging in and with research can be a combination of their own reservations and voices of dissent from policy makers and school leaders. Claire Harley proclaims the importance of research informed practice and how barriers can be removed.
How Can We Help Teachers To Promote Evidence-Led Teaching?
Stephen Gorard argues that improvements in education research have not been accompanied by the means of getting this research used in education practice. He explains what needs to be done to help teachers sift out and use high quality evidence.
The Research-Informed Teaching Revolution: A Handbook For The 21st Century Teacher
David Godfrey finds in this book an edifying buffet from which readers can gain nourishment in their exploration of research-informed teaching.
How To Use Research-Informed Teacher Development To Achieve School Improvement
Maria Cunningham and David Weston report on their investigation into the conditions that enable teachers to draw on educational research to secure school improvement impact
Putting Practitioner Research At The Heart Of Learning In The Classroom
Vivienne Marie Baumfield argues that the debate about teachers’ research engagement needs to be cast in terms of their understanding of what has worked and not worked in the classroom and how this contributes to a body of knowledge. She sees the key to maximising this engagement as lying in partnership working.