Researchers in Schools

Researchers in Schools is a unique teacher training and development programme exclusively for those who have completed a doctorate.

Next application deadline: 23:59, 6th October 2020

The RIS programme offers a tailored route into teaching exclusively for PhD graduates. It is specifically designed to utilise their academic expertise to the benefit of pupils, schools and universities.  

The programme is designed to run over three years, with the third year being optional. Participants achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in their first year and completing their Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) years in Years 2 and 3. Participants are place in non-selective, secondary schools, supported to become excellent new teachers and research leaders, and have access to research associate status at a selective university. 

Our Mission

The RIS programme is designed to ensure that trainees are well-equipped to deploy their knowledge and skills to the benefit of pupils, schools and universities in three important ways: 

  1. To increase and disseminate subject expertise
  2. To promote education research 
  3. To champion university access
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      Webinars and campus events

      Webinars

      Over the coming months we will be hosting free online webinars to help applicants understand various aspects of the RIS programme, as well as offering support on completing the online application form. Please sign up using the form below:

       

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      Researchers in Schools Information 
      Tue, Sep 22, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (BST) 

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      Wed, Sep 30, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (BST) 

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      Wed, Oct 7, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (BST) 

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      Thu, Oct 15, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (BST) 

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