Teachers as researchers: pedagogy
A collection of case studies by teachers or schools who have carried out their own research, or used evidence from academic research, to improve practice.
This is part of the Teachers as researchers collection which has examples of teachers engaging with research in the following areas:
CPD, retention and career progression
- Inquiry-based learning.
These resources are part of the larger collection: Educational research in STEM subjects
Published in 2009 by LSIS, this report describes a project carried out by St Helens College. The project's aim was to improve the teaching and learning methods used in theory sessions across the STEM subject areas. The vehicle for improvement was in planning, embedding and applying differentiated learning methods...
Published in 2009 by LSIS, this report describes an action research project carried out at Richard Huish College. This project was a study into how feasible it would be to produce interactive materials by non-computing specialists. Such resources can be made to fit a teacher’s exact requirements and students gain...
Publishedin 2009 by LSIS, this report describes an action research project carried out by Hopwood Hall College. The project involved trialling the use of several DVDs on a range of engineering topics, then linking them in an electronic workbook using notebook software. Outcomes on teaching and learning as well as...
Published in 2009 by LSIS, this report describes a project by Wirral Metropolitan College. The project was about mathematics, engineering and science practitioners working together with partner organisations to improve progression for engineering and science students in a medium sized general FE College.