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Dr David Godfrey

co-director of the Centre for Educational Evaluation and Accountability,
UCL Institute of Education

Dr David Godfrey is a lecturer in education, leadership and management at UCL Institute of Education where he is co-director of the Centre for Educational Evaluation and Accountability and programme leader for the MA Leadership. An advocate of research informed practice in education, his projects include research-engaged schools, school peer review, inspection systems, and lesson study. Most recently, he has published work on evidence-informed practice and the state of England’s research and development ecosystem. Recent publications include: Godfrey, D., & Brown, C. (2018). How effective is the research and development ecosystem for England's schools?. London Review of Education16(1), 136-151. Godfrey, D. (2017). What is the proposed role of research evidence in England’s ‘self-improving’ school system?. Oxford Review of Education43(4), 433-446.