Training days


The research methods training day equips practitioners to plan and carry out their own research projects, based on professional guidance. Staff learn how to access research evidence while developing their own questions for investigation in the classroom.

You will get:

The key benefits are to:

During the day, staff will:

The one-day course costs £1000 (+VAT). Please call 01753 637007 to discuss options for breaking it down into modules.

Also available, for school leaders or research coordinators, a training session on how to create a research-engaged school – ideal for cluster and alliance meetings. Please call to discuss options.



Practitioner research is not complicated and this course gave delegates the tools and confidence to develop their own questions. In our self-improvement model, now that the staff from Partnership Plus have been given professional guidance by NFER, they feel empowered to really made a difference in the classroom.

Roger Whittall, Headteacher at The Westwood Academy and leader of Partnership Plus (a network of secondary schools in Warwickshire, collaborating to focus on school improvement by developing and disseminating effective teaching).