Moray House: one day practitioner enquiry conference, 29th Aug 2014

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Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh

“Inquiry as Stance: Local and Beyond”
Prof. Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Cawthorne Professor of Teacher Education for Urban Schools, Boston College, USA

“Getting Beyond ‘What Works’”
Prof. Pat Thomson, Director of Education Research, Nottingham University; Editor of Educational Action Research.

“Impact: What impact? Whose impact? Educational Practice, Educational Policy and Research Excellence.”
Tom Hamilton
Director of Education and Professional Learning
The General Teaching Council for Scotland

The key aims of the conference are:
• to provide a forum for educators to consider current and future opportunities, challenges and issues related to establishing and supporting high quality practitioner enquiry/action research/self study for educational professionals.
• to explore how we might raise the profile of small scale, high impact research, particularly within universities within the UK.
• To offer extended group discussion sessions in which, with the aim of planning for action, we can consider – Moving from Practitioner Research to Publication with Impact.

Cost: £75 which includes a buffet lunch and all light refreshments.
To register for this conference:
http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/education/institutes/etl/seminars

Organisers: Morwenna Griffiths and Gillian Robinson
Administrator: Valerie Clark

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