In this presentation Dr Gavin Murphy is joined with Prof. Kim Schildkamp and Prof. Chris Brown outlining data-informed decision-making and evidence-informed practice and most especially their convergence and complementarity to one another. This is an important and practical presentation given the developments in school leadership, research-informed practice, professional development, and internal/ external school evaluation globally., as well as the connections between these areas.

Dr Gavin Murphy is strand leader for the Leadership and Policy strand of the M.Ed programme. Gavin's research focuses on educational policy and leadership, specifically the policy and leadership of teacher and school leaders' education at system and organisational levels, both in Ireland and internationally.