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School leadership evidence review: using research evidence to support school improvement

Find out how research can contribute to school improvement and explore how to use research evidence in your school.

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School leadership evidence review: using research evidence to support school improvement

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It is recognised as increasingly important to use research evidence across a range of contexts to:

  • inform professional practice
  • help make organisational decisions

It has a useful role in informing practice in schools and can contribute to school improvement.

This publication:

  • explains what we mean by research evidence
  • outlines the barriers to using evidence in education and how to overcome them
  • looks at why research is important for school improvement
  • looks at the role of leadership in creating an evidence informed school
  • summarises the leadership strategies for creating an evidence informed school