Research-practice partnerships, long-term mutually beneficial formalized collaborations between education researchers and practitioners, are a promising strategy for producing more relevant research, improving the use of research evidence in decision making, and engaging both researchers and practitioners to tackle problems of practice. Although promising, research-practice partnerships are challenging to create and difficult to maintain.
NNERPP aims to develop, support, and connect partnerships in order to improve their productivity.
NNERPP is a professional learning community for RPPs working in education.
We currently have 27 members in our network, reflecting a wide variety of approaches to the work.
The NNERPP RPP Knowledge Clearinghouse contains a curated collection of resources to help you with your education RPP efforts.
- Looking for resources around research-practice partnerships? We just launched two new sections and updates to previous collections on the NNERPP RPP Knowledge Clearinghouse, an up-to-date repository of resources produced by leaders in the field around launching and improving RPPs! Read our blog post for more information and explore the Knowledge Clearinghouse!
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