About Enquiring Schools

Key Benefits:

  • inspire your pupils through development, innovation and improvement
  • stimulate collaborative enquiry projects, motivating and energising staff
  • guidance for teachers and senior leaders
  • obtain a sustainable approach to improve the quality of your teaching and learning
  • develop capacity for self-reflection
  • meet your school improvement objectives or respond to issues highlighted by Oftsed
  • specialised training related to your projects
  • access to key resources
  • bespoke to number of sessions required
  • apply for the Research Mark at no extra cost
  • knowledge from NFER trusted facilitators.


What do I get?

  • a number of training and guidance sessions in line with the new DfE standards for teacher CPD
  • help identifying and developing enquiry projects linked to your school issues or aspirations
  • help identifying and adapting relevant research
  • insight into ‘what works’ in schools
  • support to run and assess your action research projects
  • guidance on methodology, analysis and dissemination to meet your specific goals
  • the seven-step enquiry ‘Explorer toolkit’  
  • inclusion of selective NFER ‘How to...’ guides.

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