What Use Is Research? Primary School Teachers’ Experience of School-based Practitioner Research

Masters Thesis


Ayres, D. 2017. What Use Is Research? Primary School Teachers’ Experience of School-based Practitioner Research. Masters Thesis University of East London Sir John Cass School of Education and Communities
AuthorsAyres, D.
TypeMasters Thesis
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This dissertation reports on a study which aimed to identify teacher-researcher competencies through an exploratory case study probing the perceptions and realities of teachers’ engagement in research. The literature and findings support a hypothesis that research skills which new teachers develop during their initial training are seldom put to use. A central argument which develops through this study is that school leaders may be failing to identify, value or develop the research skills which their teaching staff hold, and therefore miss opportunities to enhance teaching and learning in their respective institutions.

Keywordspractitioner research; NQT; classroom inquiry; classroom enquiry; Initial Teacher Education; QTS; Teachers Standards
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