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A review of the Research Leads Network Symposium, March 7th 2017 (hosted by SUPER)

Guest post: Jennie Richards, Emeritus Teacher Research Lead (SUPER) What tools can be used to create and sustain teacher practitioner enquiry networks and partnerships? About 50 interested people attended this recent event, which was the fourth meeting of the new … Continue reading

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4th Meeting of the Research Leads Network Symposium hosted by SUPER, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, 7th March 2017

Over 50 participants attended the 4th meeting of the research leads ‘network of networks’ which SUPER was delighted to host at the faculty (see previous blog posts by Jennie Richards for overviews of past symposia held at Eton and Christ … Continue reading

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Please, Don’t Leave Educational Research to the Scientists!

Many thanks to Dr Frank Cornelissen for the following guest post!  Frank was recently a Visiting Scholar with us and is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam. Follow him on twitter @Frank_Corneliss Unfair, unwise, unethical Like many … Continue reading

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Meeting of the Research Leads Network Symposium held at City Hall, London 2nd December 2016

Guest post by Jennie Richards I attended the third meeting of this group on behalf of SUPER and was very impressed with the level of interest in both the new “network  of networks”(there were well over 70 delegates from a … Continue reading

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Eton College Symposium: The Role of Research in School

Guest post by Jennie Richards On 4th July 2016, Jennie Richards, Dave Hall and Lucy Sherratt, three teacher research leads representing SUPER attended a symposium at Eton College entitled “The role of research in schools”.  This was a very interesting … Continue reading

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Can art trips and artist practitioner visits help students’ understanding of creative knowledge and/or skills? A study of Year 9 and 10 Art-Textiles students in a village college

Guest post: Kathryn Aybak (a teacher who recently completed her Masters of Education with us on the School-University Partnership for Educational Research course at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge). This article reproduced with kind permission from Impington Village … Continue reading

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‘No surrender’. A case study of how one Bedfordshire Upper School meets the challenge to improve students’ writing

Guest post: Tricia Lennie (a teacher who recently completed her Masters in Education with us at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge) I’ve just seen my academic transcript online for the first time and, satisfying as the numbers are, … Continue reading

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Enthusiastic, optimistic, realistic

Guest post: Jennie Richards, SUPER Emeritus Teacher Research Lead Our SUPER network members enjoyed an excellent and inspiring teachmeet style ‘researchmeet’ last Thursday evening, showcasing the work going on in our schools and relevant research conducted by the Faculty staff. … Continue reading

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‘Closing the Gap’: SUPER ResearchMeet January 21st

Schools in the SUPER network will present their research on or related to the theme of ‘closing the gap’ in a researchmeet at the Faculty of Education tonight 5pm -7pm.  Our programme includes presentations on whole school approach to closing … Continue reading

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SUPER at researchEd 2015

Members of our partnership were privileged to be invited to present at the 3rd researchEd national conference last Saturday 5th September at the South Hampstead High School for Girls. Tom Bennett and Helene Galdin-O’Shea (researchEd founder and organiser extraordinaire) had … Continue reading

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