Category: News

Introducing Mo Cusworth-Yafai

6 July 2018

Hello, I am Mo Cusworth-Yafai and I am one of the newly appointed Directors of Shireland Research School. I have been involved in education for over a decade, teaching and leading learning in both Primary and Secondary phases. My main areas of expertise are curriculum design and technology enhanced learning. Like you, I became a […]

Posted on: 6 July 2018
Posted in: News, Uncategorized

Introducing Jen Devaney…

6 July 2018

I’m Jen Devaney. Hopefully I have already met many of you through the Shireland Research School activities over the last year. If we have not yet had the chance to meet in person, I thought this might be a great opportunity to let you know a little about my interests and background. I have a […]

Posted on: 6 July 2018
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Later start to the school day?

2 March 2018

Given that March is national bed month we thought we look at the issue of sleep! We often hear that teenagers need more sleep (usually directly from the teenagers themselves!) but what does the research say?   In adolescence, biological rhythms change in such a way that makes it difficult for teenagers to go to […]

Posted on: 2 March 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence, News
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Shireland Collegiate Academy win Edtech50 award

1 March 2018

The Education Foundation & Edtech UK in partnership with Jisc are working together to support and develop the British education technology Edtech sector. Hundreds of teacher entrepreneurs, schools, businesses and startups are making innovations in this sector every day. To help shine a light on those that are doing great things, the EDTECH 50 was […]

Posted on: 1 March 2018
Posted in: Blog, News

Twenty-third Research School appointed

19 January 2018

Highfield Nursery School – in collaboration with Kesgrave and Farlingaye Teaching School Alliance and Springfield Teaching School Alliance – will become the Research School and focal point of evidence-based practice to support the Ipswich Opportunity Area. […]

Posted on: 19 January 2018
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IEE funds seven new innovation evaluations aimed at improving pupil achievement

16 January 2018

A further seven projects have been awarded Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants, bringing the total number of innovation evaluation projects currently funded to 16. […]

Posted on: 16 January 2018
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EEF Blog: Mastery and maths – how the guidance can help

15 January 2018

On Wednesday 10th January approximately 70 teachers and Headteachers attended a briefing at Shireland Collegiate Academy, where Nikki Jones (Shireland Research School Director) and Pete Henderson (EEF Programme Manger) shared the recent EEF guidance report, ‘Improving Mathematics at Key Stages 2 and 3’. […]

Posted on: 15 January 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence, News

Summary of Training and Events 2017/18

00:00 on 4 September 2017–00:00 on 20 July 2018

Here is a summary of our training and events for this year. […]

Posted on: 17 November 2017
Posted in: Events, News, Training/CPD

Justine Greening unveils new EEF/IEE Research Schools at the Social Mobility Summit

12 July 2017

Justine Greening, Secretary of State for Education, today confirmed the 11 new Research Schools in to support social mobility ‘coldspots’. The announcement doubles the size of the Research Schools Network. […]

Posted on: 12 July 2017
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Six more Research Schools appointed

7 April 2017

The IEE and EEF have today announced six new Research Schools. The Schools in Southport, Suffolk, London, County Durham, Hertfordshire and West Sussex join a growing network of Research Schools across the country […]

Posted on: 7 April 2017
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