Two new research projects are underway, led by TADSS teaching staff, Nobby Cranny and Matt Mason. Outcomes will be published here in January 2016.

iPads for LearningResearch and Development News Picture 1

With hundreds of apps on the market and encouragement from all quarters to use new technology, how can we ensure best use of these powerful tools for learning? Using a handwriting app, staff will be assessing do and don’ts for using iPads effectively in the classroom.



Research and Development News Picture 2.pngComplex pupils – Showing Progress

Many of our pupils have very complex needs – helping them to understand their achievements in a meaningful way can be difficult. Conventional ways of assessing them do not always do justice to their progress. Staff at Beaucroft School are trying out a range of new ways to teach and  record their achievements.