Staff publications and research
Staff at Bishop Challoner Training School Alliance and SCITT contribute to the national education discourse through their research and publications.
Read more about the work of our staff on the national stage here:
Chartered College of Teaching Impact Magazine articles
Rachel Watson, Head of History (May 2023). The power of stories: Integrating high quality reading to raise achievement, Impact Magazine for the Chartered College of Teaching
John Cunnane and Emily Giubertoni, Assistant Principals (January 2023). Empowering CPD: Building a strong professional growth model for teachers, Impact Magazine for the Chartered College of Teaching
Mental Health CPD for the Chartered College of Teaching
A Case study by Jodie Jethwa, Frankie Bisset, and Emily Giubertoni focussed on 'Encouraging Positive Behaviour Online', reflecting on best practice shared from Bishop Challoner Catholic College. This case study is shared as part of a wider suite of resources for supporting mental health in an online course by the Chartered College of Teaching: https://my.chartered.college/research-hub/encouraging-positive-behaviour-online
Research School blog
Emily Giubertoni, Evidence Lead in Education, wrote a blog for Billesley Research School: Effective teaching and learning in a remote secondary classroom
Warwick University research Projects
Grace Laszlo, Head of English is running a research project with Warwick University as part of their Teacher Researcher Network. Her project looks at ECT wellbeing. Read more about it on the Warwick website: ‘What wellbeing strategies do ECTs learn across the two years of their course, and how do these help them manage workload and mental wellbeing effectively?’.
Ali Marsh, Associate Principal, is running a second research project with Warwick University as part of their Teacher Researcher Network. Her project looks at reading strategies for progress. Find out more about her research here: Cross-curricular teachers as experts in teaching reading: improving classroom approaches for teaching of reading to close the Covid gap’.
Institute for Effective Education research project
Sean Smith, Vice Principal, conducted a research study for the IEE, and Research Schools Network, focussed on 'A Strategy for boosting vocabulary and reading comprehension at KS3' (July 2018)