Members of the team have given papers at major conferences including:
International Congress for School Improvement and Effectiveness (ICSEI) Conference, Barcelona January 2005. Breaking Boundaries: radical innovation in education.
Kevin Hollins, Helen Gunter and Pat Thomson Living Innovation: a case study of a secondary school in England
American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference, Montreal April 2005. Demography and Democracy in an era of accountability.
Gunter, H. and Rayner, S. (2005) The researcher, research and policy: the challenges of contract research in evaluating school workforce reform.
Rayner, S. and Gunter, H. (2005) The entrepreneurial role in school leadership: lessons from the UK transforming the school workforce project. Paper presented at the Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management Symposium: Educational Leadership and Entrepreneurship across the Commonwealth.
Thomson, P. and Gunter, H. (2005) Researching students: voices and processes in school evaluations. Paper presented in the symposium: Speaking up and speaking out: international perspectives on the democratic possibilities of student voice.