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Formative Evaluation of the Applied Educational Research Scheme (AERS)

DescriptionWeb only research report on the Evaluation of the Applied Educational Research Scheme
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJanuary 18, 2008


ISBN 978 0 7559 6912 8 (Web only publication)

This document is also available in pdf format (672k)

Chris Taylor
Mark Connolly
Sally Power
Gareth Rees

Cardiff School of Social Sciences
Cardiff University
Glamorgan Building
King Edward VII Avenue
Cardiff CF10 3WT

Tel. 029 20876938
Fax. 029 20874175
Email. TaylorCM@cardiff.ac.uk


Executive Summary
1. Introduction
2. Implementation and Organisation of AERS
3. Research Impact
4. Research Infrastructure
5. Relationship with Policy and Practice
6. Key Implications and Recommendations of the Formative Evaluation

Appendix A: Methodology
Appendix B: Measuring Participation in AERS
Appendix C: Some Background Notes on the Current State of Research-Capacity Building in the UK


Response to recomendations of AERS Formative review and Action Plan by The AERS Executive Committee

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