It's important that research in state schools and other departmental sites:
For this reason, researchers need to apply to conduct research in the department or state schools, or to access other departmental data.
Our guidelines for conducting research 120K give detailed information about the application process, including:
If you just want to advertise your research on a school noticeboard or in a newsletter to recruit voluntary participants for research that's not being done in a state school, please complete the Research Advertisement in Schools form 1.8M and submit it directly to the school principal/s.
The school principal will review your request, and must be satisfied that the project meets ethical standards.
If you want further assistance from the school, would like help in recruiting participants, sending out information sheets or collecting consent forms, or accessing student data, you'll need to submit a full research application.
This page was last reviewed on 27 Nov 2017