Prejudice Related Bullying – experiences of teachers and headteachers

Perpetuity undertook a piece of research on behalf of the NASUWT to explore the experiences of prejudice related bullying and harassment (PRB) amongst teachers and headteachers in schools. The study involved: a largescale literature review of available sources on prejudice related bullying and harassment of teachers and head teachers, an online survey of teachers. Not only was it apparent that […]

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Sink or swim? Learning Lessons from Newly Qualified and Recently Qualified Teachers

Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International have for the last five years been undertaking research, commissioned by the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK, into the experiences of newly qualified teachers (NQTs) and recently qualified teachers (RQTs). The final stage of the research investigated the impact of pupil behaviour on the recruitment and retention of NQTs and RQTs and […]

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One More Broken Window

Research into the impact of ‘broken windows’ on schools. ‘Broken windows’ is a theory of a spiral of decline. This piece of research used a case study design to explore the impact of the local physical environment on three schools across England. Teachers, parents, students and residents were consulted to discover the impact of physical attributes, such as a footpath, […]

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NASUWT – Recently Qualified Teachers

On behalf of the teaching union, NASUWT, Perpetuity carried out a five year longitudinal study of recently qualified teachers supported by a survey of newly qualified teachers to understand their experiences. This report is the final report and looks at the level and impact of poor pupil behaviour, the training and support received by new and recently qualified teachers and […]

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NASUWT – Evaluation of the Professional Development of Newly Qualified Teachers

Based upon the findings obtained from the research study below into violence and indiscipline in schools, PRCI was invited to undertake a national research study of the professional development of Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs). Part of the research agenda was to survey NQTs with respect to their level of preparedness for entering the teaching profession. In particular, the research study […]

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NASUWT – Evaluation of the Behaviour Improvement Programme

Bad behaviour and truancy are two of the biggest challenges facing schools today; research shows that there are positive relationships between attendance at school and academic performance and powerful evidence that those who are not in school are easily drawn into crime and antisocial behaviour (DfES, 2002). Furthermore, in a number of schools, the behaviour and attendance of some pupils […]

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Safer Schools and Hospitals

The Safer Hospitals Project is part of the Safer Schools and Hospitals Project (SSHP) which is part of a Treasury funded initiative under the Invest to Save Budget (ISB). The aim of the project is to create five showcase sites with an integrated technology approach to increasing safety and security and reducing crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB). The project was […]

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