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

This  Powerpoint presentation from the May 2016 STEM Research Conference  explains the background to the Evidence for the Frontline (E4F) scheme which was intentended to develop and test ways of enhancing...

Can teacher turnover improve student achievement?

According to a working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, published in 2016,  removing low-performing teachers can improve outcomes for students. The study looked at the effect of IMPACT, a performance assessment and incentive system introduced in schools in Washington, DC....

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 (...

The professional development needs of early-career teachers in Scotland

This paper, published in 2013,  draws on a research project commissioned by Learning and Teaching Scotland (LTS), the curriculum and inspection body for school education in Scotland. The project sought to identify the specific professional learning needs of teachers in years two to six of their careers, that is, in...

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