We publish research across the whole spectrum of education. You
can discover research relevant to your particular area below:
As practitionerss working with children you
may be interested in Deb McGregor's work into use of drama in science, as well as her work
in reflective approaches in primary
science. On the technological side, our work on introducing netbooks into schools and project
on the introduction
of ICT for the TDA are two handy resources.
Reflective practice and action research are very popular areas
and have tremendous potential for improving how you work. Deb
McGregor's book on developing reflective
practice for teachers is a very useful resource, as are
our action research materials to support school and teacher
networks arising from research for QCDA on building an evidence base for the
Rob Smith has done great research
into professional learning communities and communities of practice,
whilst Julie Hughes is creating
poignant resources and examples of blended learning and
e-portfolio. Work by Chris Hockings and Glynis Cousin on the
of more inclusive approaches to higher education based on
research into effective practices and the achievement of BME
students may also be of interest.
As teacher educators and organisers of training
oportunities you may be interested in Karl Royle's frameworks and
materials to support the design of impact
evaluations in initial teacher education based on research
for Becta and the TDA.
Our ICT in ITE work prompted changes to project evaluation
systems by the TDA based. You can access the full
resources from this project at the CeDARE Reports website.
Michael Jopling's work with Professor Mark Hadfield on
leadership and networks has resulted in many publications.
View them along with mre of our research in this area in our
Leadership and Learning Research Strand.
You may be interested in our analysis of the pedagogical quality of the
LearnDirect learning model for England and also the evaluation of postgraduate professional
development quality assurance strand undertaken with CUREE
for the TDA.
As local government and policy
influencers you may be interested in the following research. Our
Longitudinal Study of valuation of Early
Years Professional Status for the Department for Education
is based on two national surveys into the experiences of EYPs
funded by CWDC. This research has impacted on government policy and
a set of multimedia case studies have been produced.
Our recent research into the quality of teaching and learning
within post-1994 universities by Jas Dhillon underpinned the report
and campaign commissioned Million+ around government policy in HE
entitled Teaching That Matters.
The QCDA submission to the Rose review of the curriculum was
informed by research into the curriculum
evidence base (Jopling & Hadfield). Neil Duncan's research into girls bullying has
formed the basis of changes to local authorities policy and
training around how to deal with bullying in schools.
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