Research School Conference

Monday 6th January 2020 (PD day) – West Cliff School, Whitby 9:15-3:00

Confirmed speakers are: –

Alex Quigley – Senior associate at Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and author of the blog, ‘The Confident Teacher’.

Igraine Rhodes – EEF regional lead for London and East of England. Iggy worked extensively on the EEF Behaviour Guidance report

Silke Gobel – Associate Professor/Senior lecturer – University of York Psychology Department – Numerical Cognition

Alicia Shaw – Institute for Effective Education (IEE) – Alicia will be sharing her thoughts re teacher-led evaluation, covering why teachers should think about evaluating their practice

Andrew Dougherty – Chartered College of Teaching – Andrew will be discussing how to engage with research for impact in the classroom

Jonny Uttley – CEO Education Alliance – Jonny will be discussing Ethical Leadership

More speakers will be confirmed over the next few weeks

As part of the day we would like to invite colleagues to share findings from projects that they have developed or delivered in school – this would be a 10 minutes informal round table talk to small groups (this could be around transition, parental engagement, wellbeing, staffing, curriculum, collaborative work etc.). If you or someone in school could contribute to this session, please contact:

Tickets for this event are only £20pp – including lunch – and bookings are now been taken.

Please email Kate Towse: or call Kate Towse on 01944 768238 to reserve your places.

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