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Adult Learning, Basic Skills and Literacy

Adult Learning, Basic Skills and Literacy and the evaluation of Skills for Life CSET has strong links to the Lancaster Literacy Research Centre. It i ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

Adult Learning, Basic Skills and Literacy

Development work in this area includes seminars, workshops, short courses and supported research-in-practice opportunities for tutors and students in ... Read more»

Project staff: Mary Hamilton (Educational Research)
Keywords: Evaluation

 

Barrow Engineering Project: Evaluation

REAP are evaluating the Barrow Engineering Project, a curriculum enrichment project that seeks to raise the profile of engineering among young people ... Read more»

Project staff: Paul Davies (Educational Research), Steven Dempster (Educational Research), Ann-Marie Houghton (Educational Research), Rebecca Marsden (Educational Research)

 

Building Basic Skills in the Workplace Initiative

The initiative was aimed at providers of basic skills/workplace basic skills and consisted of 32 projects. The majority of the projects started in aut ... Read more»

Project staff: Sue Batt
Keywords: Language, Literacy, Numeracy, Skills for life, Workplace learning, Workplace skills

 

Careers, Education and Guidance

CSET has an impressive record in evaluating careers education and guidance, and in recent years it has worked with schools, colleges and careers compa ... Read more»

Project staff: Paul Davies (Educational Research)

 

CETL Evaluation

The Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) initiative has two main aims: to reward excellent teaching practice, and to further invest ... Read more»

Project staff: Paul Ashwin (Educational Research), Joan Machell (Educational Research), Murray Saunders (Educational Research), Paul Trowler (Educational Research), Sadie Williams (Educational Research)
Keywords: Higher education HE, Innovation, Learning technologies, Teaching and learning

 

Education and Work

A list of Education and Work related projects over a 10 year period from 1990 to 2000. ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

European and Latin America Collaboration

ELAC aimed to use ICT as a mechanism to support learning in environmental management in Costa Rica, Mexcio and Nicaragua. CSET's roles was to provide ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)
Keywords: Evaluation

 

Evaluating Education Action Zones

CSET is trialing an innovative approach to evaluation in one of the UK's Education Action Zones. This five year project collaborative project involvin ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)
Keywords: Education Action Zones, Evaluation

 

Evaluating the Scottish HE policy on quality (QEF)

This project is evaluating the enhancement led approach to the development of quality within the HE sector in Scotland. The project is running from 20 ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)
Keywords: Evaluation

 

Evaluation and Quality

A list of projects related to Evaluation and Quality, which took place between 1990 - 2001. ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

Evaluation Capacity Building

The project provides for evaluation capacity building for HEI widening participation teams (WPTs) in the form of a development initiative involving re ... Read more»

Project staff: Paul Davies (Educational Research), Ann-Marie Houghton (Educational Research), Rebecca Marsden (Educational Research), Lesleyann Morgan, Linda Pearce, Murray Saunders (Educational Research)
Keywords: Evaluation

 

GNVQs

The two main aims of this report were to identify the factors which influence and motivate individuals to take-up NVQs and to identify how TECs can he ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

HEA (Higher Education Academy)

The Higher Education Academy has the mission of helping HE institutions, discipline groups and all staff to provide the best possible learning experie ... Read more»

Project staff: Joan Machell (Educational Research), Murray Saunders (Educational Research), Sadie Williams (Educational Research)

 

HE and FE

Members of CSET have developed a series of courses for Lancaster University undergraduates on Education and Work, Educational Policy Making and Univer ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

Islington Integrated Refugee Strategy Evaluation Project

The project is an external independent evaluation the Islington Refugee Integration strategy. It provides a framework for how the evaluation of IRIS i ... Read more»

Project staff: Paul Davies (Educational Research), Linda Pearce, Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

KTP The Knowledge Transfer Partnership

KTP The Knowledge Transfer Partnership Learning through partnership in South Lakes area of Barrow. This three year project is funded by the ESRC thro ... Read more»

Project staff: Katie Carr, Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

LTSN (Learning and Teaching Support Network)

Members of the Department are undertaking the national evaluation of the LTSN which is the national framework for supporting, promoting, transfer and ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

PALETTE (Pedagogically sustained Adaptive Learning through the Expolitation of Tacit and Explicit knowledge

The PALETTE project aims at facilitating and augmenting individual and organisational learning in Communities of Practice (CoPs). ... Read more»

Project staff: Paul Ashwin (Educational Research), Joan Machell (Educational Research), Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

Professional Development

A list of Professional Development related projects, dating from 1989 - 2001. ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

RECRE@SUP

RECRE@SUP is a European research project with a focus on change in Higher Education Institutions. It is researching the way innovative curriculum chan ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)
Keywords: Education

 

Strategic Development Project Evaluation

This is an evaluative project of a HEFCE-funded strategic development project at an English university. The project aims to make fundamental changes t ... Read more»

Project staff: Paul Davies (Educational Research), Paul Trowler (Educational Research)

 

Teaching & Learning Strategies

A list of Teaching and Learning Strategies related projects, dating from 1989 - 2001. ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

The Network for workplace language, literacy and numeracy

The Network for workplace language, literacy and numeracy The Network for workplace language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) is a national organisation ... Read more»

Project staff: Sue Batt, Sandra Pegum

 

The Scottish Funding Council's Teaching and Learning Enhancement Strategy for Higher Education

CSET has won the contract to evaluate the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) flagship policy on teaching and learning in Scottish Higher Education. This ... Read more»

Project staff: Paul Ashwin (Educational Research), Neil Lent (Educational Research), Murray Saunders (Educational Research), Cristina Sin (Educational Research), Paul Trowler (Educational Research), Sadie Williams (Educational Research)

 

Training Strategies and Management Development

A list of Training Strategies and Management Development related projects, dating from 1992 - 1997. ... Read more»

Project staff: Murray Saunders (Educational Research)

 

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