Tag: Learners

A new generation of researchers

28 September 2018

It’s not often that I envy our sixth form students. Decisions about the future; teenage angst; expected to be simultaneously child and adult; the thought of leaving home and friends to begin the unknown at university and the all-consuming A Level examinations are, thankfully, in my past. EPQ however is an opportunity for our students […]

Posted on: 28 September 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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Some Summer Reads . . . . My Top Ten Educational Books

29 June 2018

Looking for some inspiration for summer reading? Here, Louise Wareing (research lead) presents her top recommendations. […]

Author: Louise Wareing
Posted on: 29 June 2018
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Training: Developing School Research Leads

7 November 2017

A school “Research Lead” will be trained in interpreting the best available evidence in order to inform school-based decisions. They will become part of a network of Research Leads working across the region to develop the use of evidence-based practice. During the training programme, we will explore: Evaluating your existing school practice; Interpreting sources of evidence and […]

Posted on: 7 November 2017
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Training: Improving Mathematics at Key Stage 2 and 3

7 November 2017

Our 3-day training programme will support schools in implementing the recommendations from this guidance report, in a clear and well-structured way. This training is unique to the Research School Network and has been developed in close collaboration with the EEF. […]

Posted on: 7 November 2017
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Improving Mathematics at Key Stages 2 & 3

16:30 on 6 December 2017–18:00 on 6 November 2017

Blackpool Research School will be hosting an exclusive launch event for the new EEF guidance report looking at evidence-informed approaches to improving mathematics teaching and learning at Key Stages 2 and 3. Peter Henderson (Programme Manager for the Education Endowment Foundation, and co-author of the EEF guidance report on Improving Mathematics at KS2 and KS3) […]

Posted on: 7 November 2017
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