The Action Research Cycle

There are four basic steps in the action research cycle: Plan, Act, Observe/Collect, and Reflect/Review.

The Action Research Cycle

Action Research is a form of inquiry conducted by anyone who wishes to inform and improve:
A Continuous Action Research Cycle

  • Their practice;
  • Their understanding and decision-making in their practice; and/or
  • The effect of their practice on the research.

These steps are repeated in sequence as work progresses, creating an upward spiral of improving practice.

Our Research Cycle