Research in Education

Th Center for Educational Reseach and Scholarship - CERS

The centre is a research based hub a the university supporting staff and students, coordinating the research efforts of the department and wider university. For more information click here

Tremaine Baker (School Direct) and Gareth Evers (PGCE English) have recently published a book which presents a range of strategies, well grounded in research, for trainees and beginning teachers to use in their own classroom settings and contexts:

Baker, Evers & Brock (2017) 'Targeted Teaching: Strategies for secondary teaching', SAGE Publications, London

In addition they are currently engaged in research about trainee perceptions of target setting, and their role in the development of trainee teachers. They recently delivered a paper to the TEAN conference in May 2017 on “Targets and Evidence in Teacher Education: Solely assessment and accountability or do they play a genuine educational purpose?”