Access everything that the research shows is needed for effective professional development

Trusted by 100,000+ educators in 40+ countries

Access everything that the research shows is needed for effective professional development

Trusted by 100,000+ educators in 40+ countries

What our customers say

90% teacher improvement
88% Increased Confidence

*surveyed in a research project by MirandaNet Fellowship

IRIS Connect helps to overcome timetabling constraints. I don't think many people have ever had the time to visit other schools to share ideas, but with IRIS Connect we can develop our expertise beyond Hemsworth."
- Alison Liversage, Teaching and Learning Leader, Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy
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"It's been the greatest PD tool I've come across during the 11 years of my career. I sincerely believe that it's the future."
- Anna Ellis, English Teacher, Whitcliffe Mount
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"It's been a worthwhile investment for me in supporting support staff's professional development, as well as their drive and commitment to achieving excellence."
- Peter Spencer, Headteacher, Queen Elizabeth High School
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"IRIS Connect was vital in our journey from Special Measures to Outstanding in 2 years."
- Malcolm Drakes, Headteacher, Broadford Primary School
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"I can be in multiple rooms at the same time without actually being there."
- Desiree Hall, Teacher and Coach, West Hills STEM Academy
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IRIS Connect helps to overcome timetabling constraints. I don't think many people have ever had the time to visit other schools to share ideas, but with IRIS Connect we can develop our expertise beyond Hemsworth."
- Alison Liversage, Teaching and Learning Leader, Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy
Click Here
"It's been the greatest PD tool I've come across during the 11 years of my career. I sincerely believe that it's the future."
- Anna Ellis, English Teacher, Whitcliffe Mount
Click Here
"It's been a worthwhile investment for me in supporting support staff's professional development, as well as their drive and commitment to achieving excellence."
- Peter Spencer, Headteacher, Queen Elizabeth High School
Click Here
"IRIS Connect was vital in our journey from Special Measures to Outstanding in 2 years."
- Malcolm Drakes, Headteacher, Broadford Primary School
Click Here
"I can be in multiple rooms at the same time without actually being there."
- Desiree Hall, Teacher and Coach, West Hills STEM Academy
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Case Studies

Over 2,500 schools and universities are using IRIS Connect to drive improvement through teacher-led professional learning. Through our platform they collaborate to improve outcomes and tap into the excellence that exists within and beyond their organisation, in a way that saves precious time and money. Explore our case studies and discover the impact that video-enabled PD has for mentors, teachers and their learners.

CPD Model

Supporting A Personalised CPD Model With Video Technology

- Liverpool Life Sciences UTC + Studio School, Liverpool (UK)
Hampshire SCITT IRIS Connect

Quality Assuring Teacher Training

- The Hampshire SCITT Partnership, UK
Collaboration on the IRIS Connect Platform

A Blended Approach to ITE

- VIA University College, Denmark
Live Remote Coaching

Remote Coaching Trainee Teachers

- The University of Tartu, Estonia

Supporting Research

Decades of research shows that, to help teachers to grow, we must think of professional development as a collective process rather than an event. We must support teachers to collaboratively engage with theory, modeling, feedback and coaching in the context of their own classrooms. However, practical barriers like timetables and distance often get in the way. IRIS Connect removes these barriers, enabling cost-effective, impactful, professional learning at scale. Here’s some of the latest research confirming the effectiveness of our solution:

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Guidance Report on Effective Professional Development

Based on a meta-analysis of over 100 educational research papers, the Education Endowment Foundation published comprehensive guidance on effective professional development. This research shows that there are 14 mechanisms (grouped in 4 categories) that make PD effective. Through IRIS Connect you can enable all of these mechanisms in your school, providing an effective PD solution for your teachers.

Read the full report here >

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A Rapid Review of Remote and Blended Teacher Education

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Birmingham undertook a rapid evidence assessment to see if effective teacher education could be achieved in remote and blended programmes, including solutions like IRIS Connect.

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Substituting In-Person Classroom Observations Through Video

The Best Foot Forward Project led by the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University investigated whether video technology can make the classroom observation process easier to implement, less costly, and more valid and reliable.

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