Category: News

What’s happening this half term at Blackpool Research School?

18 September 2018

Our second year as a Research School sees us busier than ever, with a number of upcoming events and training packages for your diary. We look forward, as ever, to working with teachers from across Blackpool, Lancashire, and Cumbria. […]

Posted on: 18 September 2018
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First reports from the IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants published

11 September 2018

The first two reports from projects funded by the IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants have now been published. […]

Posted on: 11 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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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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Evidence Fair 25th January 2018

26 January 2018

Our Evidence Fair series began last week with a visit from EEF chief Executive Sir Kevan Collins to Blackpool. Evidence Fairs are short twilight sessions designed to kickstart a dialogue around a particular aspect of evidence: our subsequent sessions for this academic year will focus on Feedback, Metacognition and Memory. […]

Author: Simon Cox and Ben Gordon
Posted on: 26 January 2018
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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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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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