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Researching Practice

Duration: Flexible

Overview

This course provides an opportunity to undertake a professional development project within a school or other setting. It is intended to support practising professionals in understanding the impact of research on practice, including how theory relates to practice, designing effective projects and evaluating impact.

Delivery & Content

Delivery

This module will be delivered through a combination of seminars and taught sessions on key areas along with academic tutorial support, practice-based dialogue and mentoring or coaching support.

Content

A brief summary of content covered would be:

• Research methods and ethical issues.

• Tailored content relating to specific school based, local, regional or sector issues.

• Deciding on your research title, linking to School Improvement Plans (if appropriate).

• Data analysis techniques.

• Presenting research findings.

Suitable for

Teachers and professionals working within an educational setting. 

Assessment

Candidates will complete two assessments including a research project report and presentation. This course can be accredited or non accredited depending on individual needs and progression. If participants choose the accredited option they can gain 30 Masters level credits.

Progression

Participants may undertake further 30 credit Masters level CPD modules or may progress onto the full MA/MEd in Professional Practice.

Overview

This course provides an opportunity to undertake a professional development project within a school or other setting. It is intended to support practising professionals in understanding the impact of research on practice, including how theory relates to practice, designing effective projects and evaluating impact.

Delivery & Content

Delivery

This module will be delivered through a combination of seminars and taught sessions on key areas along with academic tutorial support, practice-based dialogue and mentoring or coaching support.

Content

A brief summary of content covered would be:

• Research methods and ethical issues.

• Tailored content relating to specific school based, local, regional or sector issues.

• Deciding on your research title, linking to School Improvement Plans (if appropriate).

• Data analysis techniques.

• Presenting research findings.

Suitable for

Teachers and professionals working within an educational setting. 

Assessment

Candidates will complete two assessments including a research project report and presentation. This course can be accredited or non accredited depending on individual needs and progression. If participants choose the accredited option they can gain 30 Masters level credits.

Progression

Participants may undertake further 30 credit Masters level CPD modules or may progress onto the full MA/MEd in Professional Practice.

Course Contact Details

CPD/Professional Development Team

Faculty of Education

Hope Park

Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool, L16 9JD.

T: 0151 291 3093

E: cpd@hope.ac.uk