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Research and Practice Event 2022

Research and Practice Event 2022

  • Date24 June 2022

The South East Research Network for Schools (SERNS) aims to bring together researchers and practitioners to maximise the impact of research on practice within schools and improve outcomes for children and young people.

This event aims to bring together researchers and practitioners to promote dialogue so that we can work together to improve outcomes for children and young people.

This year's event took place on June 24th 2022 in the Queen's Building, Royal Holloway, University of London.


Amber Muhinyi - Do babies learn words from ‘first words’ picture books?

Jessie Ricketts - How can we promote reading in adolescence?

Amrita Bains – Motivation for Reading 

Kathy Rastle -The dramatic impact of explicit instruction in learning to read

Dawn Watling - Mental health and wellbeing benefits of children’s engagement with nature


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