• Research schools: What are they and why do they exist?

    There are now 22 research schools across the UK, and 11 are in government-identified social-mobility “cold spots”. Samantha King takes a look at why they were created, how they function and how your school can get involved What are research schools? The Research Schools Network is a partnership between the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and

    5.00 Sep. 26th, 2017 | Feature

  • £2.2m for 11 new research schools takes total to 22

    Eleven schools across England will split a pot of more than £2 million to become new research hubs, Justine Greening has announced. The education secretary has revealed the names of these 11 new research schools, which will each receive £200,000 to become “focal points of evidence-based practice” in their regions over the next three years.

    10.45 Jul. 12th, 2017 | News

  • Regional conference promotes use of research evidence in a budget crisis

    Key figures in education have come together for a regional conference on putting research into practice in schools, especially during a budget crisis. Speakers included Sir Kevan Collins, John Tomsett (pictured) and Alex Quigley, who discussed ways to make better use of evidence to inform teaching and learning in the North Lincolnshire and York regions.

    10.00 Jun. 11th, 2017 | Politics

  • Six more schools unveiled as research hubs - taking total to 11

    Schools in Southport, Suffolk, London, County Durham, Hertfordshire and West Sussex will receive a share of £1.2 million to become new research hubs. The announcement today from the Education Endowment Foundation, which funds the scheme, takes the total number of regional research hubs unveiled so far to 11. Meols Cop High School, Samuel Ward Academy

    0.01 Apr. 7th, 2017 | News

  • Greening’s £3.5m research hub fund open to ‘opportunity area’ schools

    Schools in England’s 12 new opportunity areas will be able to bid to become ‘research schools’ and split a £3.5 million funding pot to help other institutions use evidence-based practice. Education secretary Justine Greening announced earlier today she was extending the £72 million ‘opportunity areas’ programme into another six areas, following on from the six

    17.13 Jan. 18th, 2017 | News

  • Five schools unveiled as regional research hubs

    Five schools across England will be given a share of £2.5 million to become education research hubs for their region, it was announced today. The new “research schools” will receive the funding from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) to build support networks between the schools in their areas

    0.01 Oct. 6th, 2016 | News