Education Matters

Edition #2 Where can we source information to support CPrD

Welcome back!

Thanks for reading the second edition of the JHNCC research and evidence practice weekly.

The Launch of JHNCC Disciplined Enquiry CPrD

Session 1 - Agreeing the basis for enquiry, the research question and starting the literature review

Thanks so much for your hard work in setting up this year's CPrD. The work that has been started looks amazing and will surely help the school to grow and develop. I would like one person from each group to be the point of contact for myself and update me periodically about the group is doing.

Please can each group nominate a point of contact and can that point of contact inform me about ..

Who is in the group

What exactly is the problem you are investigating

What is your research question

Which students you will be looking to apply this work to

What relevant literature, research or evidence based practice you have found


Please can I have this by email by 10th October


Homework for 17th October

Please can each group bring their literature reviews to the next CPrD session on Friday 17th October. Can you also send me any links or docs you think will be relevant and influential when deciding on what the best strategy or approach to use for your identified problem

Potential sources of relevant studies or approaches

The nest few links might help you to gain a better understanding of the focus question . The first is a link to the research page of York University's Institute of effective education. The second is The Education Endowment Foundation Toolkit - a collection of various school strategies that have been assessed for impact.

NTEN and The Teacher Development Trust - research about how CPD can actually impact upon performance

This document shows research findings about what impacts upon teacher development and student work and how CPD should be used to affect and improve the standard of practice

DFE report on Student development

The Department for Education has published a new report analysing the attainment and behavioural outcomes at age 16 of children in the Effective Pre-school, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE) study.

EPPSE is a large-scale, longitudinal study of the progress and development of children from preschool to post-compulsory education. The study ran from 1997 to 2014, following nearly 2,600 children in six local authorities from early childhood to age 16.

Attainment and Elitism

This report was highlighted earlier this year but you may not have seen it but there are some striking stats on where the top jobs seem to be going o