Conference 2024

Collaborative Lesson Research: Teachers as researchers

Saturday 16th March, 2024, 10:30-16:00

Submissions deadline extended to noon, 22nd January. Submissions form here

School of Education, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham

First Announcement

Collaborative Lesson Research-UK  (CLR-UK) invites contributions to our conference, Collaborative Lesson Research: Teachers as researchers.

Collaborative Lesson Research (CLR) is a generalisation of Lesson Study, encompassing activity that is collaborative between teachers as, and with, researchers, and that focuses on learning in classrooms with the aim of improving the practice and knowledge of teachers, and student learning (see

The aim of this conference is to promote, support and challenge thinking and practices in collaborative lesson research in its many manifestations.

This in-person event, for anyone active in, or interested in, collaborative lesson research/lesson study, will provide the opportunity to share experiences of successes and challenges, alongside being stimulated by engaging with the work of others. The conference will run a range of plenary sessions, workshops and presentations throughout the day.


Registration open here.
(See costs below).


There is a fee of £65 for the day.  (Payable on registration unless contributing as a presenter)

Teachers in the state school sector can apply for a bursary of £50. They can complete an application for the bursary at the point that they register.

Participants contributing on the day will have the fee waived (one presenter per session - Additional presenters should book a place via the link here.). (Contributors do not need to register at Eventbrite instead they should complete an application to contribute here by Monday 15th January 2024. Full details below). 


Contributions will encompass a range of subjects and phases of education from early years to higher education. We particularly welcome contributions from practising classroom teachers and colleagues. 

Contributions will be organised around four foci:

We invite proposals related one of four foci given above, either for a workshop or a presentation, each of which will be allocated 40 minutes:  

Proposals, which include a request for an abstract of up to 200 words, should be submitted here by Monday 15th January 2024.

We intend for this conference to be inclusive, but proposals are subject to the programme committee’s final decision. Where we feel it necessary, we will offer feedback in order for the proposal to be accepted and allow resubmission. We will confirm whether proposals have been accepted by Friday 2nd February 2024 and will expect any re-submitted proposals by Friday 9th February 2024.


If you have any queries about the programme please contact [email protected]