CSSC Award for Excellence in Educational Research 2021- The Daily Mile

CSSC Award in Excellence in Educational Research

The Controlled Schools’ Support Council (CSSC) has established a new Award for Excellence in Educational Research.

This is awarded to the Stranmillis University College researcher who demonstrates the potential for their research to have a significant impact on learners or practice in controlled schools. The award recognises the positive contribution that research can make to school improvement.

A CSSC assessment panel reviewed seven nominated high attaining dissertations at Master’s level selecting one recipient to receive the award. The 2021 winner was announced at the CSSC AGM on 18 November.

CSSC has disseminated several articles, sharing the learning from a selection of nominated students. All articles to date listed below.

Emma Daley, Omagh County Primary School - The Daily Mile
Sharon Carew, Belfast Metropolitan College - Exploring the sources of spelling knowledge (winner of 2021 Award)
Karen Walker, NSPCC - Speak out Stay safe programme