Twenty-third Research School appointed | anonymous

In plans unveiled today by the Education Secretary Damian Hinds, an alliance of schools in Ipswich has won funding to boost the quality of teaching in the region through better use of research.

Highfield Nursery School – in collaboration with Kesgrave and Farlingaye teaching school alliance and Springfield teaching school alliance – will receive £200,000 over three years to become the Research School for the Ipswich region and the focal point of evidence-based practice.

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Twenty-third Research School appointed | anonymous

In plans unveiled today by the Education Secretary Damian Hinds, an alliance of schools in Ipswich has won funding to boost the quality of teaching in the region through better use of research.

Highfield Nursery School – in collaboration with Kesgrave and Farlingaye teaching school alliance and Springfield teaching school alliance – will receive £200,000 over three years to become the Research School for the Ipswich region and the focal point of evidence-based practice.

Part-funded through the Government’s Opportunity Area programme and part of a joint initiative between the Education…

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Chartered College of Teaching Conference – Connect; Inform; Inspire | anonymous

The Chartered College of Teaching is a professional body led by Dame Alison Peacock which was set up in January 2017. The aims of the Chartered College of Teaching are to equip teachers with:
access to high quality research
provide a knowledge platform, networks and events for teaching professionals to discuss ideas
recognise the expertise of teachers by establishing a Chartered Teaching qualification (for teachers teaching for over three years)
arrange and deliver a range of professional national and local events

The second national Chartered College of Teaching Conference is being…

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IEE funds seven new innovation evaluations aimed at improving pupil achievement | anonymous

The Institute for Effective Education (IEE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants to a further seven projects, bringing the total number of innovation evaluation projects currently funded to 16.

The Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants are available to schools that are working closely with the Research Schools Network. They are awarded by the IEE to provide funding for pilot evaluations of innovations in teaching and learning approaches.

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IEE funds seven new innovation evaluations aimed at improving pupil achievement | anonymous

The Institute for Effective Education (IEE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants to a further seven projects, bringing the total number of innovation evaluation projects currently funded to 16.

The Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants are available to schools that are working closely with the Research Schools Network. They are awarded by the IEE to provide funding for pilot evaluations of innovations in teaching and learning approaches.

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Using Parkrun to build resilience and engagement | anonymous

This post links to an interview I recorded with Sam Phillips, a teacher from Norwich, who regularly runs the Junior Parkrun with his pupils and their parents. You can listen to it here.

When I first met Sam Phillips, we were both running the Junior Parkrun on a Sunday morning. I’d seen Sam there many times before, and he was always surrounded by happy, smiling children and their parents. You could tell that he’s the kind of person with a knack of encouraging others, and making them feel like they can do well. He’d run around the park with them all, chivvying them on, and then he’d spend…

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