Annual Conference #evidenceintoaction 7th July 2018 – Presenter Updates

18 June 2018

Join us for a day of exploring the evidence and practical ways of putting it into action!

Hear the evidence from the researchers and learn from practitioners about how they have translated the evidence into their classrooms, with measureable impact.

Here is an update on our current presenters… get your tickets now so you don’t miss out!


Whole School Themes

Effective Use and Evaluation of the Pupil Premium – Mark Rowlands, Head of Research School, Rosendale Primary School and author of ‘A Practical Guide to the Pupil Premium’

Comparative Judgement – Assessing Primary RE with Comparative Judgement: A Case Study  Daisy Christodoulou, Director of Education at No More Marking and Tammie McNamara, Assistant Head at St Alban’s Catholic Primary School

Mobilising Metacognition – Julie Watson, Metacognition Lead, Huntington Research School

Coaching for Effective Staff CPD Talking and learning, how video reflective practice coaching with speech and language therapists can support children’s language for learning – Professor Rachel Lofthouse, (Professor of Teacher Education in the Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University with specific research interest in professional learning) Bibiana Wigley and Jo Flanagan (Speech and Language Therapists and Directors of Clarity Tec.)

Evaluation – Why? Alicia Shaw, Research Schools Facilitator at the Institute of Effective Education, York

Evidence informed approaches to mentoring provision across an Opportunity Area city – Russel Spink, Director of the Stoke on Trent Research School and Assistant Director of Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education


Maths and English

Sweating the Small Stuff – an introduction to the EEF Guidance report – Preparing for Literacy – Megan Dixon, Director of Aspirer Research School, EEF Research School Developer and Director of Literacy for Aspirer Teaching School Alliance

Closing the Vocabulary Gap – Alex Quigley, Director of the Huntingdon Research School, Research Developer for the EEF, and author of ‘The Confident Teacher’ and ‘Closing the Vocabulary Gap’

Build it, Say it, Write it – Use of Manipulatives in Upper KS2 and KS3 – Pip Huyton, Maths Consultant, Accomplished Education

Teaching Triads: Communities of Inquiry – Professor Barbara Jaworski, Professor of Mathematics Learning, Loughborough University

Introducing the KS2 to KS3 Maths Guidance Report – Pete Henderson, Programme Manager at the EEF

Understanding Mathematics Anxiety in Adult and Younger Populations– Dr Dominic Petronzi, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Derby


Science and STEM

Evidence informed Science Teaching – Introducing the EEF Science Guidance Report – Phil Naylor, Assistant Director of Blackpool Research School,

The Impact and Evidence of STEM Engagement – Jon Rea, Engagement and Participation Lead &
Stemcity Partnership Coordinator, Nottingham City Council


Wellbeing in Schools

Measuring Mental Health and Wellbeing in schools: How and Why – Deborah Page, Principal Educational Psychologist / Head of Service, Derbyshire Educational Psychology Service

How Physical Activity Can Contribute to Boosting Attainment – Arwen Green, Active School Manager, Derby County Community Trust


Engaging In and With Research – School Based Practice

Driving Whole School Research Engagement – Building and Sustaining Capacity – Jon Fordham, Headteacher, Allenton Community Primary School

Innovation and School-Facing Research – Des Hewitt, Head of Primary Teacher Education at the University of Warwick

Lesson Rounds: A Case Study of School Deployment – Val Poutney, Senior Lecturer at the Centre of Educational Research and Innovation, Derby University

School-Based Action Research: A Case Study  – Chris Rolph, Principal Lecturer in the Nottingham Institute of Education, Nottingham Trent University

Teacher Led Research Groups: Two Case Studies of Engaging with Research to Drive School Improvement – The Bemrose School and Wyndham Primary Academy


Posted on 18 June 2018
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