Self-Review Tool
For research engagement in schools and other education providers

A FREE online tool to help you review how research-engaged your school or college is, using eight key statements.

You can use this tool to do a quick review yourself, or you can set up an account for your school or college to involve all your staff and get a whole-school picture. The tool provides you with:

This tool is free to use.



Video - The Self-Review Tool

About the self-review tool | Using the tool with your school improvement plan


The Self-Review Tool for engagement in schools has been developed by NFER in support of our charitable aims. We are grateful to the schools who were involved with the project, as well as to the many organisations and education professionals who helped and supported us in the development of the tool.


We really liked how clear and simple it was to use overall.Helen Sykes, Research Leader, Millais School