Tag: EEF

FREE TWILIGHT EVENT: PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT

00:00 on 1 January 1970

This FREE twilight event looks at the newly-published Education Endowment Foundation guidance report on effective parental engagement, and is suitable for all school leaders, pastoral workers, and teachers. Schools are welcome to bring as many teachers and leaders as they wish. The event takes place on Wednesday 16 January 2019 from 4.00pm until 5.30pm. Hosted by […]

Posted on: 10 October 2018
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Ensuring students don’t clam up in Science

12 September 2018

In the wake of GCSE results this summer , it is timely to revisit one of the more talked about questions as far as the class of 2018 were concerned in Science, the Oyster question!(AQA Biology Paper 2). Why didn’t you teach us about Oysters screams social media in the hours following the exam, the […]

Posted on: 12 September 2018
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When do practicals work well in science? A Schools Week Article

10 September 2018

Our Deputy Director of Blackpool Research School has just had an article posted on Schools Week: When do practicals work well in science? Below is a snippet of the article which you can read in full by following the link at the end. Do pupils learn more science when they’re taught in classrooms – with […]

Posted on: 10 September 2018
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Training courses for 2018-19 at Blackpool Research School

00:00 on 1 January 1970

Our training courses for next year are based around common themes that have come up through our discussions with teachers and leaders from across our local area. We have held our prices for 2018-19 at £295 for 3-day courses, and £345 for 4-day courses, which represents excellent value for money when compared with other providers. […]

Posted on: 28 June 2018
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Developing Metacognition and Memory

17 January 2019–24 May 2019

A three-day programme aimed at leaders with responsibility for Teaching & Learning, middle leaders, and teachers at all phases. […]

Posted on: 28 June 2018
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Effective Use of the Pupil Premium Fund

00:00 on 1 January 1970

A FREE course delivered through five twilight (16.00 – 17.30) sessions across the academic year. This is aimed at headteachers and senior leaders with responsibility for the Pupil Premium. What are the principles and conditions needed for effective use of the Pupil Premium? We will explore these in detail before looking at how effective implementation, […]

Posted on: 28 June 2018
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Improving Science Teaching

00:00 on 1 January 1970

A 3-day programme aimed at Science Leaders in MATs, secondary schools, and primary schools, and Science teachers in secondary schools. With a renewed focus on Science in primary schools and the introduction of more challenging GCSE and A level courses, combined with linear assessment, pupils are tasked with learning more and retaining it for longer. […]

Posted on: 28 June 2018
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What’s happening this half term at Blackpool Research School?

5 June 2018

The final weeks of our first academic year as a Research School are now upon us. It’s been a very busy one and we would like to say a big thank you to anyone who has supported our work – we look forward to continuing to work with you, and on welcoming even more people […]

Posted on: 5 June 2018
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Spring Term 2!

19 February 2018

Our first ever conference takes place this half term at the end of what is looking to be a very busy and exciting few weeks of training and events. Here is a summary of what’s happening this half term:   Late February sees the release of the next issue of our increasingly popular research school newsletter. […]

Posted on: 19 February 2018
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Five Practical Tips For Engaging Teachers In Research Evidence

21 September 2017

Teaching as a profession is becoming more evidence-informed, driven in no small part by the emergence of organisations such as the EEF and the IEE, and through the great work done in engaging the teaching profession through events such as ResearchED. As a Research School, part of our role is to help schools in making […]

Author: Simon Cox (Blackpool Research School lead)
Posted on: 21 September 2017
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