The Mead Academy Trust has put research and development at the very core of their work. They explain why research and development was chosen as a strategic priority and how it has been embedded across the alliance.
Research and development
Teacher Tom Nolan explains how he has approached research and development in his role as a specialist leader of education (SLE).
Practical advice on school-led research – in the third blog in a series on research in schools, Robin Hall looks at the advice from schools who took part in the Closing the gap: test and learn research project.
Practical advice on school-led research – in the second blog in a series on research in schools, Robin Hall looks at how to set up randomised controlled trials.
Practical advice on school-led research – in the first of a series of blogs on research in schools, Robin Hall looks at approaches to testing interventions in the classroom.
Alison Wilkinson, a headteacher and PhD candidate from Cumbria, explains how she balances research and her day-to-day work.
At the Closing the gap: test and learn event, almost 50 teachers shared their school-led research. Robin Hall, school-based research and development manager at NCTL, explains more about the project.
Louise Stoll, Professor of Professional Learning at the UCL Institute of Education, shares 10 approaches that are critical to the success of research projects.
Juliet Brookes, leader of NCTL’s school-based research and development team, describes the development of a national approach to support research in teaching schools.