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.”
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:
Organisers: Morwenna Griffiths and Gillian Robinson
Administrator: Valerie Clark