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Christophe Mullings

Christophe joined IRIS Connect in April 2015 as our Head of Education. He has 9 years teaching experience in both the private and state sector having taught French and English from Key Stage 1 to A Level in both primary and secondary schools. His teaching roles have included Head of Year, Head of Department and, most recently, Director of Studies. Christophe has a Masters degree in Teaching and is passionate about professional learning and improving outcomes for pupils and teachers. He is responsible for a wide variety of educational initiatives within the business and works on a number of educational research projects involving the IRIS Connect system. Christophe is also half-French and is a bit of a foodie; he loves cooking and drinking nice Burgundy wine.

Recent Posts

EEF report evaluating the impact of IRIS Connect

Posted by Christophe Mullings on 31 March, 2017

Research overview:
“Developing classroom dialogue and formative feedback through collective video reflection”

This EEF funded pilot study looked at the use of IRIS Connect alongside a film club programme that is designed to improve primary school teachers’ use of classroom dialogue and feedback. The project was independently evaluated by researchers at Birmingham University.

The EEF trial was designed to find out whether the programme can be practically delivered in classrooms and whether it could be taken to a larger trial to find out what impact it has on attainment.

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New standard for teachers’ professional development

Posted by Christophe Mullings on 12 July, 2016

At last…we have clear, concise and sensible recommendations for teachers' professional development. We welcome its arrival and if you care about teaching and learning, you should too. Here’s why:

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