Part of the Educational research in STEM subjects collection, this is a collection of academic research looking at CPD, retention and career progression in STEM subjects. 






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Evidence for the frontline: more questions than answers


Can teacher turnover improve student achievement?

According to a working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, published in 2016,  removing low-performing...

Positive start for science teaching intervention

An article published in 2014 in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching describes the first-year results from a new curricular and professional development intervention. The project was created as a collaboration between a US university and a large urban school district to implement a new fifth grade (...

Impact of a CPD course for science teachers

Published in 2012, by the US Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences,  this paper detailed how researchers examined...