Within Shireland Teaching School Alliance, we see the true value of classroom and school based Research and Development, alongside the need for reflective practice.
Currently within the Alliance we are undertaking many exciting projects and are always looking forward to new, demanding schemes.
In-school research must result in distinct benefits for students. All research must focus and aim solely on improving student outcomes and the effectiveness of their learning.
Collaborative working across the Shireland Teaching School Alliance enables us to share outstanding outcomes in a way which maximises the impact on teaching and learning across all schools; primary and secondary.
Shireland Collegiate Academy announced as one of five first national Research Schools
Research Schools are funded by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and the Institute for Effective Education (IEE). The new Research Schools are all recognised as leaders in bridging between education research and everyday classroom practice. They’ll use their expertise to support up to 1000 schools by:
- Encouraging schools in their network to make use of evidence-based programmes and practices through regular communication and events.
- Providing training and professional development for senior leaders and teachers on how to improve classroom practice based on the best available evidence.
- Supporting schools to develop innovative ways of improving teaching and learning and providing them with the expertise to evaluate their impact.
If schools are interested in becoming involved contact Nikki Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org
Opportunities and details of how schools can get involved will be published shortly, and throughout the year.