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13/03/2009 Scoping Study: Developing a Scottish Government scholarship scheme for sub-Saharan Africa Europe and External Affairs RF No. 15/2009 The purpose of this scoping study was to assess the feasibility of developing a Scottish Government scholarship scheme for sub-Saharan Africa. Three potential policy options were developed that both looked to understand the educational context and recognise Scotland's potential to offer a distinct mechanism for support.
06/03/2009 Independent Review of Scottish Government International Development Fund Projects Focused on Malawi The purpose of the research was to provide an independent review of Scottish Government International Development Fund projects focused on Malawi with a view to informing the new policy, its future devlopment and programme management.
23/01/2009 Impact Evaluation of the Points of Entry Campaign 2008 Quantitative survey research was conducted in Scotland's six airports to assess the impact of the 'Points of Entry campaign in light of the changes made to campaign materials and sites 2007. The updated materials feature a simple 'Welcome to Scotland' message, simpler use of imagery, greater prominence of the Saltire and more targeted locations.
23/01/2009 Impact evaluation of the 'Points of Entry' campaign 2008 - Reserach Findings 14/2008 Quantitative survey research was conducted in Scotland's six airports to assess the impact of the 'Points of Entry campaign in light of the changes made to campaign materials and sites 2007. The updated materials feature a simple 'Welcome to Scotland' message, simpler use of imagery, greater prominence of the Saltire and more targeted locations.
12/09/2008 Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme: an Evidence Review The report reviews the evidence in relation to three aspects of the Fresh Talent: Working in Scotland Scheme. These are related to the experiences of international students outwith the European Economic Area (EEA) who are elligible for the scheme and looks at how effective the scheme has been at: attracting students to study in Scotland; enabling graduates to stay on after graduation to work and live in Scotland; and enhancing students' experiences of Scotland as a place to live and work. The
28/05/2008 Evaluation of the Pilot Relocation Advisory Service Phase 2 The Relocation Advisory Service (RAS) is the operational arm of the Scottish Government's Fresh Talent Initiative. It was set up in October 2004, initially for a pilot period of 3 years, but in 2007 was extended to the end of October 2008. Ipsos MORI were commissioned to undertake an evaluation of the second and third year of the pilot service, and an overall evaluation of the first three years.
28/05/2008 Evaluation of the Pilot Relocation Advisory Service Phase 2 - Research Findings The Relocation Advisory Service (RAS) is the operational arm of the Scottish Government's Fresh Talent Initiative. It was set up in October 2004, initially for a pilot period of 3 years, but in 2007 was extended to the end of October 2008,. Ipsos MORI were commissioned to undertake an evaluation of the second and third year of the pilot service, and an overall evaluation of the first three years.
11/03/2008 Evaluation of the Scottish Executive-led Programme During Tartan Week 2007 This report presents the findings from a study commissioned by the Scottish Executive to evaluate Tartan Week 2007. The study was conducted by Scotinform Ltd from March to July 2007.The overall aim of the study was to evaluate the processes and impacts of the events at Tartan Week 2007 which were funded by the Scottish Executive
11/03/2008 Evaluation of the Scottish Executive-led Programme During Tartan Week 2007 - Research Findings These are the findings from a study commissioned by the Scottish Executive to evaluate Tartan Week 2007. The study was conducted by Scotinform Ltd from March to July 2007.The overall aim of the study was to evaluate the processes and impacts of the events at Tartan Week 2007 which were funded by the Scottish Executive
11/03/2008 Evaluation of the Scottish Executive-led Programme During Tartan Week 2007 Appendix: Report on Survey of Attendees This report presents the findings from a study commissioned by the Scottish Executive to evaluate Tartan Week 2007. The study was conducted by Scotinform Ltd from March to July 2007.The overall aim of the study was to evaluate the processes and impacts of the events at Tartan Week 2007 which were funded by the Scottish Executive