Using Research for Impact

A Novice's Guide to becoming Research-informed

Select, understand and use education research for impact

If you want to use the best, most effective education research to support improvement in your classroom or school but don't know where to start, this opportunity is for you. Take your first steps towards becoming a critical consumer of research evidence ready to make an impact on pupils' outcomes.

The training will cover:

  • Knowing where to start - using research to support improvement
  • Step by step guide to reading and evaluating research
  • Key concepts of research & what they mean
  • Research-informed strategies every teacher should know about
  • Reliable sources of research

Research tells us the most effective professional learning takes place over at least 2 terms, includes structured opportunities for staff to collaborate and empowers staff to take ownership of their own development. This is why each booking entitles you to 2 places for your school, so that you can discuss and collaborate with your colleague. We will also be supporting you to set long term plans to use your new found skills to have an impact on learning in your school.

Watch this space for further training for the next step in your educational research journey!

Using Research for Impact - Novice

Thursday, Sep. 27th, 3-5pm

Van Road


Please complete the RSVP to reserve your place. You will then receive a booking form and further information.

£195 per school package - this entitles 2 delegates from each school to attend

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

We are Impact Wales

Who are we? - We are Finola & Jane, Literacy & Numeracy specialists, with 35+ years of teaching, training & leadership experience between us.

What's our experience? - We have both worked for Welsh Government supporting schools & senior leaders across Wales. We have held senior leadership posts, delivered support to strategic education advisers, both hold school governor posts and have published curriculum support guidance with Oxford University Publishing...but if you need to know more visit our website for testimonials from schools we've worked with.

Why should you book our support? - Put simply, because we believe in impact. We do exactly what our name suggests. Our workshop keeps things simple and ensures school actions really work. Our focus is always on delivering measurable impact for pupils