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Teacher Education: Developing our Research Culture

The Education Workforce Council’s sector-wide conference Teacher Education: Developing Our Research Culture took place in Llandudno on Tuesday, 15 October 2019.

The conference’s keynote speaker, Associate Professor Nicole Mockler of the University of Sydney, was joined by colleagues from the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD), CABan and CIEREI (Collaborative Institute for Education Research, Evidence and Impact) and University of Wales Trinity St David to discuss topics related to research and teacher education.

In her keynote, Associate Professor Nicole Mockler discussed the potential of teacher research in the service of teacher professional development and learning, and the renewal of professional practice.

In their session, colleagues from WISERD presented some of the insights drawn from the research findings from the 'Successful Futures for all' project.

Colleagues from CABAN and CIEREI outlined the collaborative research projects undertaken by higher education institutions (HEI) and schools in the CaBan region which focused on on impact on learners and learning.


UWTSD shared details of the Shifting Sands research project which seeks to explore the perceptions of those involved in the change process in the HEI and partnership schools in relation to professional roles and responsibilities.