Live: Annual Conference #evidenceintoaction 7th July 2018

29 April 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.

For the full Conference Leaflet with links for our presenters, click here – Conference 7th July Flyer

Themes for the Event Include

·         Pupil Premium

·         Improving Maths in KS2 and KS3

·         English and Early Language

·         Metacognition

·         Pupil Wellbeing

·         Physical Activity and Raising Attainment

·         Research and practice

·         Implementation

·         Professional Development and Coaching

·         Evaluation


Our fantastic array of speakers include…

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

Megan Dixon, Director of Aspirer Research School, EEF Research School Developer and Director of Literacy for Aspirer Teaching School Alliance

Marc Rowlands, Head of Research School, Rosendale Primary School and author of ‘A Practical Guide to the Pupil Premium’

Alicia Shaw, Research Schools Facilitator at the Institute of Effective Education, York

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 Clarity

Russel Spink, Director of the Stoke on Trent Research School and Assistant Director of Keele and North Staffordshire Teacher Education

Val Poutney, Senior Lecturer at the Centre of Educational Research and Innovation, Derby University

Pete Henderson, Programme Manager at the EEF

Lucy Rycroft-Smith, Research and Communications Officer for Cambridge Maths

Marc North, Maths Lead at Transform Trust and Derby Research School

Chris Rolph, Principal Lecturer in the Nottingham Institute of Education, Nottingham Trent University

Des Hewitt, Head of Primary Teacher Education at the University of Warwick

Deborah Page, Principal Educational Psychologist / Head of Service, Derbyshire Educational Psychology Service

Arwen Green, Active School Manager, Derby County Community Trust

Jon Fordham, Head of Allenton Primary School



There will also be a range of presentations from schools engaged with and in research sharing their experience and lessons learnt.


When and Where

Saturday 7th July – 9.30am – 3.30pm

Hosted at Derby Moor College, Sixth Form, Moorway Lane, Derby, DE23 2FS


How to book your tickets

There are a limited number of Early Bird tickets available at £15 whilst general admission tickets are £20.

Special Offer: Delegates already engaged with the Research School programmes such as the Maths PLC, Early Oracy PLC and Illuminate Group can buy 3 tickets for the price of 2.




Posted on 29 April 2018
Posted in: Training/CPD