An Introduction to School-Based Research

Primary & Secondary Programme for 2019-2020

  • Build your research literacy skills
  • Grow confidence in running your own small-scale practitioner and enquiry project
  • Develop a critical approach to evidence
  • Become evidence-informed in approaches to classroom practice


All workshops will be hosted at The Derby Research School Training Hub, Derby (DE24 0EP) and will facilitated by Tammy Elward, Director of the Derby Research School and George Spencer Teaching School Alliance.


Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Wednesday 14th November 2019


Wednesday 5th December 2019


Wednesday 12th March 2020


Wednesday 11th June 2020



  • To engage with the evidence
  • To construct an effective research question


  • How to be a critical consumer of evidence
  • How to construct an enquiry project


  • A mini-review of early findings
  • To explore limitations of enquiry
  • An opportunity to share findings
  • Final conclusions and implications for teaching




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