What is CamSTAR?

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‘Research... means leveraging my own expertise’

Claire, Middle Leader

It... enriches me as a person

Tom, Art Teacher

CamSTAR (Cambridge, School Teachers and Research) is a national and international network of over two hundred and fifty primary and secondary schools who believe school-based enquiry to be the foundation of sustainable professional development for teachers at every stage of their career.

CamSTAR introduces you to a like-minded group of colleagues whose professional interests will help shape and enhance your own research, and thereby your own teaching and your students’ learning. CamSTAR provides a flexible structure of guidance and support in undertaking teacher research.  CamSTAR also enriches professional dialogue within your own school, through a unique CPD Programme based on the principles of Andragogy, 'CamSTAR Professional Dialogues'. CamSTAR aims to enhance professional collaboration, co-construction of high quality approaches to teaching and learning, and Teacher Voice.

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