UK jurisdictions have varying degrees of commitment to research-informed provision as part of their teacher Standards and the expectations of those who provide teacher education programmes. The work of the members of this cluster contributes to the current debate about teaching as a research-based profession.
Julie Pearson's research focuses on shifting perspectives on education, physical education and higher education.
Charlotte Carr researches high quality mentoring in schools of mentors will have an impact on high quality provision of student experience
The title of Christine Edwards-Leis' research is ‘Making a difference? The perceptions of impact of practitioner research by teachers undertaking Masters degree study’. This is a collaborative, longitudinal project with Dr d’Reen Struthers, UCL IoE, to investigate the immediate and longitudinal perceptions of success or otherwise of the research projects undertaken by Masters’ students to influence practice and policy in the contexts studied.
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