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Research project

Ambition School Leadership - School performance and improvement in challenging contexts

Project overview

An investigation into school leadership in challenging contexts. Funded by Ambition.

Staff

Lead researcher

Professor Chris Downey

Professor of Education

Research interests

  • The relational capital of students and educators
  • Collaborative networks in the work of educational leaders 
  • Educators' use of and attitudes toward data in their professional practice
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Other researchers

Emeritus Professor Tony Kelly

Research interests

  • Education effectiveness
  • Education policy
  • Leadership and improvement
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Dr Maria Kaparou

Lecturer

Research interests

  • Educational leadership and management, particularly focused on instructional leadership/Leadership for Learning; leadership and management for school improvement within MATs;
  • Education policy;
  • School improvement;
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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs