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Facilitated workshops for practitioners

June, 2011

Facilitated workshops are available for communities of practitioners who want to consider in more detail how to identify and explore their specific knowledge problems and how to access evidence that can help them to address those problems. If you are interested in booking a workshop on Evidence Use, please contact

eep workshop on ‘Evidence Use’ National College

Spring 2011

Dr. Fred Patterson, Head of Knowledge and Learning at the National College in Nottingham said of the workshop delivered by Andrew Morris “People responded really positively to the session. It gave a useful overview of the different types and approaches to evidence and even experienced research officers took away some useful insights. People saw the value of the eep portal and valued the opportunity to try it out with an expert user on hand to help out……. ”

eep involved in consortium bid to the EU

January 10, 2011

The major bid to the European Commission that eep is part of has been successful. The bid has been led by the EPPI Centre as a two-year development of the current one-year EIPEE project that it has been leading during 2010. For the successful EPPI bid, the aim is to support the development of sustainable infrastructures and processes to enable evidence informed policy and practice (EIPP) in Europe. The eep consortium is a UK partner, along with others in a large number of EU countries.

eep Response to the SFRE final Report

October 07, 2010

The Strategic Forum for Research in Education (SFRE) final report , published on 7th July 2010 calls for key players, such as eep, BEI and major university libraries to work together to develop a consolidated education research information service. The Development Group of the eep consortium discussed this suggestion at its meeting on 13th July, where a response was created. This can be read here.

eep and OISE work together to study the use of research materials.

July 2010

eep is collaborating with OISE - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education -  from the University of Toronto on an international project to study the use of research materials from dozens of organisations. We would be grateful if you would spare a few minutes to comment on the eep portal and the materials you find through it. To participate please see the link on the home page.

Evidence Informed Policy in Education in Europe (EIPEE) and eep

April 2010

EIPEE - eep is one of 18 partners in a new EC project on evidence based-policy and practice led by the EPPI-Centre in London. For more information please see the EIPEE website.

Official Portal launch

March 12, 2009

This portal is a joint venture being taken forward by a group of organisations that wish to make research evidence more widely available. As Baroness Estelle Morris said at its launch in March 2009
"it is a valuable resource which will help to develop an evidence informed culture in education".
As a continually evolving project, the development of eep is overseen by a Development Group. A subset of this meets as the Editorial Group which manages the content of the portal. CfBT Education Trust provides leadership and management for the project and members of the Development Group make contributions in various ways.


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