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Education and Training Research Publications

 

Date Publication Description
   
14/03/2008 Growing Up In Scotland Study: Growing Up In Rural Scotland This report uses data from the Growing up in Scotland ( GUS) study to explore what is distinctive about growing up in rural, remote and small-town Scotland in comparison with urban Scotland. Findings are based on the first sweep of GUS, which involved interviews with the main carers of 5,217 children aged 0-1 years old and 2,859 children aged 2-3 years old, carried out between April 2005 and March 2006.
14/03/2008 Insight 40: Evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot Courses The overarching purpose of the research was to undertake a process evaluation of the Skills for Work pilot courses in order to inform the national roll-out of these courses. The evaluation of the Skills for Work pilot was based around a qualitative methodology in order to get to the heart of the implementation process.
18/01/2008 Formative Evaluation of the Applied Educational Research Scheme (AERS) Web only research report on the Evaluation of the Applied Educational Research Scheme
14/12/2007 Evaluation of Individual Learning Accounts Scotland (ILA Scotland) – Learning Providers and Intermediary Agencies Studies The evaluation examined impact on widening participation; prioritising needs of certain groups of learners; supporting the development of a quality learning provider base in Scotland etc.
14/12/2007 Evaluation of Individual Learning Accounts Scotland (ILA Scotland) – Learning Providers and Intermediary Agencies Studies - Research Findings The evaluation examined impact on widening participation; prioritising needs of certain groups of learners; supporting the development of a quality learning provider base in Scotland etc.
28/11/2007 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2006: Highlights from Scotland's results Scottish Summary of the International Reading Literacy Study
23/11/2007 Examining the Impact of EU Enlargement and the Introduction of the UK Citizenship Test on Provision of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in Scotland This research was commissioned to examine the impact of EU enlargement and the introduction of the UK citizenship test on provision of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in Scotland.
23/11/2007 Examining the Impact of EU Enlargement and the Introduction of the UK Citizenship Test on Provision of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in Scotland - Research Findings This research was commissioned to examine the impact of EU enlargement and the introduction of the UK citizenship test on provision of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in Scotland.
13/11/2007 Exploring Capacity Issues in Scotland's Colleges This study considers the relationship between the demand for and supply of student places at Scotland’s colleges.
13/11/2007 Exploring Capacity Issues in Scotland's Colleges - Research Findings This study considers the relationship between the demand for and supply of student places at Scotland’s colleges.