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Durham University

Durham University Evidence Centre for Education (DECE)

Using and Understanding Education Research Evidence Workshop

Free one day workshop to support school leaders and teachers in using research evidence.

Durham University Evidence Centre for Education (DECE) will be hosting a free one-day workshop on Thursday 23rd April at the Marriott Hotel, Durham to support school leaders and teachers in using research evidence. It will cover topics on:

• how to read research evidence

• judging the quality of research

• identify promising approaches or practices for classroom teaching

• how to conduct your own evaluation of education programmes or practices

Booking is available via our special Eventbrite booking page. The workshop will run from 10.00am to 2.30pm with lunch provided, and will be delivered by experienced academics in this field including Prof Stephen Gorard, Dr Nadia Siddiqui and Dr Beng Huat See.

Tickets for this event are free. If you would like further information about this event or DECE, please contact Lindsey Wardle via email on

DECE is a research group at Durham University which generates, assesses, synthesises and promotes the use of robust evidence in education policy and practice. Our team is made up of renowned academics from education and other disciplines. We aim to work with teachers, school leaders and policy makers to help support research use in schools.

We hope this event will be of great use to school leaders and teachers, and look forward to seeing you on 23rd April.