Teachers' and leaders' development and careers

The centre has researched school staff professional development for many years. Projects include

  • the NQTQIS early career teacher development study (TDA)
  • the impact of the National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of mathematics (2 separate studies)
  • the impact of National College Grants (National College for School Leadership)
  • The Whole School Training and Development Testbed project (TDA)
  • four studies on CPD for mathematics teachers for the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics

Linked to this, we have a long record of research into teachers' and school leaders' careers. Studies include

  • impact of Science Learning Centre CPD on teacher careers (National Science Learning Centre)
  • new routes to headship (with Institute of Education, London – for the National College of Teaching and Leadership)
  • teacher recruitment and retention in Yorkshire and Humber (Yorkshire Futures)