Pedagogic Research Forum (PRF)

UCLan PRF- Teaching and Research Support Network

  • The PRF is a community of likeminded people who teach and/ or research into teaching and learning.
  • The aim of the PRF is to bring individuals together for informal discussion and sharing of good practice in teaching and learning.

Project lead: Helen Hewertson


  • Provides support and boosts morale
  • Information/ skills dissemination
  • Alternative multidisciplinary perspectives
  • Review of curricula
  • Networking and inter-school links
  • Raising consciousness of key PRF themes
  • Learning about unfamiliar areas
  • Reminder to carry on tackling educational issues
  • Networking across disciplines
  • Sharing good practice
  • Identification of poor practice , exposing blind spots and improving the teaching experience



  • Sharing research knowledge
  • Impacting upon teaching and learning practice
  • Research in Teaching & Learning
  • Provides useful resources
  • Opens up wider aspects of educational research
  • Motivation to research my own practice
  • Provided confidence to undertake/ consider pedagogic research
  • Insight into research -informed teaching
  • Training/ skills development
  • Promotes interschool friends/ partnerships
  • Delivery of presentations on relevant topics in education
  • Improves recruitment of students as demonstrates our commitment to excellence in teaching

Collaborators and partners

All schools have a presence. In total there are 143 staff members (including partner colleges and Myerscough).

Public outputs

UCLan Guide to Pedagogic Research, IMPACT – Pedagogic Research, UCLan Journal of Pedagogic Research.

IMPACT Pedagogic Research



2003 - present

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