This page will be updated all day with photos from the researchED conference, taking place at Raine’s Foundation school in east London.
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The assembled wait for researchED founder Tom Bennett to take to the stage
Teacher and researchED founder Tom Bennett prepares to take the stage
Tom Bennett kicks off the event with a lively opening address
Raine’s Foundation head John Bradshaw speaks as reseachED 2014 begins
Several hundred teachers, academics and policy makers have packed into Raine’s Foundation school in Bethnal Green
Headteacher John Tomsett speaking in one of the first sessions of the day
A packed in first session on researching wisdom in schools
A full Old School Hall at Raine’s Foundation school
researchED delegates move between sessions
Teacher and researcher Dylan Wiliam delivering his session on why teaching will never be a research-based profession
A packed session in the Science Studio, listening to Katie Ashford (below)
Katie Ashford, Director of Inclusion at Michaela Community School in
Brent, talks about the power of narrative in the classroom
Robert Peal, a history teacher and honorary research fellow at the think tank Civitas, talks about the importance of the past in the current debate over teaching methods
A full Chapel, with John David Blake (see below)
John David Blake, writer, teacher and founder of Labour Teachers, asks ‘what’s class got to do with it’ in UK education research
Emily Tanner is Head of the Children, Families and Work team at NatCen Social Research. Her talk examined links between out of school activities and attainment in the classroom
The Ofsted interview in the Gym begins (see below)
Ofsted directors Mike Cladingbowl and Sean Harford with education blogger Andrew Old
Andrew Old grills the two Ofsted directors
Time for audience questions during the Ofsted interview
Dylan Wiliam in the speakers room
Policy Exchange’s Jonathan Simons delivers a session
Teach First director of research Sam Freedman and Policy Exchange head of education Jonanthan Simons take time out for a photo
Policy Exchange’s Jonathan Simons
Teach First’s Sam Freedman
Amanda Spielman, Chair of Ofqual, delivers a research and qualification results related session
Alom Shaha is a part-time science teacher, producer and director of the Royal Institution’s. His talk looked at how even science teachers struggle to be scientific when it comes to teaching.
A session with Hilary Leevers (see below)
Dr Hilary Leevers is Head of Education and Learning at the Wellcome Trust and spoke about securing the evidence base in science education
As session with Wayne Holmes (see below)
Wayne Holmes is a researcher at the London Knowledge Lab (Institute of Education) and spoke about the evidence base for educational technology.
Katharine Birbalsingh is Headmistress at Michaela Community School, a free school in Wembley Park. Her talk was called ‘Performance-related pay does not work’.
Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt delivery his session to the researchED audience
The Schools Minister Nick Gibb, delivering his speech on how the Government is supporting use of evidence in education
Academy Week’s own deputy editor Laura McInerney, delivering a session on the mistakes people make when talking and writing about research
Six hours in to researchED 2014
More than 700 attendees were expected at today’s conference
Our pro pics being taken today by Ellis O’Brien