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Education and Training Research Publications

Due to Scottish Government web publishing system changes in early 2012 this publication listing no longer generates automatically with more recent research reports. These have been added manually where identified.  There may be publications not identified that will be listed under the main SG "Publications" tab.

Manual listing for 2012 onwards publications in the topic

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Publication

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16/03/2018 Evaluation of the Attainment Scotland Fund Interim Report (Years 1 and 2) The evaluation aims to provide learning about the overall implementation of the Attainment Scotland Fund and the extent to which the aims of the fund have been met. These key findings focus on the first two years of the fund, from 2015 to 2017. It examines the Challenge Authority and Schools Programme prior to the introduction of Pupil Equity Funding.
16/03/2018 Attainment Scotland Fund Evaluation Interim report (2015 – 2017) - Research Findings The evaluation aims to provide learning about the overall implementation of the Attainment Scotland Fund and the extent to which the aims of the fund have been met. These key findings focus on the first two years of the fund, from 2015 to 2017. It examines the Challenge Authority and Schools Programme prior to the introduction of Pupil Equity Funding
16/03/2018 Evaluation strategy of the Attainment Scotland Fund - Years 3 and 4 This report details the strategy for the evaluation of the Attainment Scotland Fund between now and Year 4 of the fund. It describes the research methods that will be used to address the aims of the evaluation.
21/11/2017

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015: Highlights from Scotland's Results: Collaborative Problem Solving

The results of the PISA 2015 Assessment of Collaborative Problem Solving, showing Scotland’s results and those of other participating states
18/04//2017

A Research Strategy for Scottish Education

The report sets out the identified priorities for a research strategy to support improvement in Scottish Education, particularly regarding schools, in order to deliver the objectives of the National Improvement Framework
24/03/2017

Growing Up in Scotland: Father-child relationships and child socio-emotional wellbeing

This report uses data from the Growing Up in Scotland longitudinal study to explore the quality of father-child relationships as perceived by children aged 10 years old, the factors predicting less positive father-child relationships, and how father-child relationships relate to other aspects of children’s wellbeing.
18/01/2017 Tackling the School Run - Research Findings A research study to provide the latest evidence on school transport choices.
18/01/2017 Tackling the School Run Research Study A research study to provide the latest evidence on school transport choices.
6/12/2016

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015: Highlights from Scotland's results

Report covering Scotland's performance in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015, covering maths reading and science. Scotland is compared with the OECD countries and additional partner countries. There is analysis by gender, level of proficiency and social background
27/09/2016 Cost of early learning and childcare provision in partner provider settings This report and the accompanying spreadsheet presents data collected on behalf of the Scottish Government on the costs and income associated with providing early learning and childcare (ELC) among private and not-for-profit ‘partner providers’
27/09/2016 Financial review of early learning and childcare in Scotland: the current landscape This report draws together the available information on the early learning and childcare system in Scotland, with a focus on provision of the funded entitlement to 600 hours
14//09/2016 Summary of Community Planning Partnerships’ (CPPs) Early Years Change Fund Returns (2012-2015) Summary of Community Planning Partnerships’ (CPPs) Early Years Change Fund Returns (2012-2015)
14/09/2016

Summary of Community Planning Partnerships’ (CPPs) Early Years Change Fund Returns (2012-2015) – Research Findings

Summary of Community Planning Partnerships’ (CPPs) Early Years Change Fund Returns (2012-2015)
23/03/2016 Evaluation of the Food Education Programme (2012-2015) The Food Education Programme is a Scottish Government funded programme which consists of nine projects. This reports evaluates how all nine projects have contributed to the programme’s overall outcomes.
10/03/2016

Evaluation of the Impact of the Implementation of Teaching Scotland's Future

The evaluation offers an overview of the current landscape of teacher education, highlighting what progress has been made in key areas since TSF was published and where further progress and improvements are still needed.
10/03/2016

Evaluation of the Impact of the Implementation of Teaching Scotland's Future – Research Findings

The evaluation offers an overview of the current landscape of teacher education, highlighting what progress has been made in key areas since TSF was published and where further progress and improvements are still needed.
6/01/2016

Children's development at the start of school in Scotland and the progress made during their first school year: An analysis of PIPS baseline and follow-up assessment data

This report shows the results of analysis on the starting points and progress of children in Scotland in Primary 1 in early maths, early literacy and non-cognitive development and behaviour.
6/01/2016

Children's development at the start of school in Scotland and the progress made during their first school year: An analysis of PIPS baseline and follow-up assessment data - Research Findings

These Research Findings shows the main results of analysis on the starting points and progress of children in Scotland in Primary 1 in early maths, early literacy and non-cognitive development and behaviour
19/11/2015

Literature Review on the Impact of Digital Technology on Learning and Teaching

This literature review was commissioned by the Scottish Government to explore how the use of digital technology for learning and teaching can support teachers, parents, children and young people in improving outcomes and achieving our ambitions for education in Scotland
19/11/2015 Literature Review on the Impact of Digital Technology on Learning and Teaching - Research Finding This literature review was commissioned by the Scottish Government to explore how the use of digital technology for learning and teaching can support teachers, parents, children and young people in improving outcomes and achieving our ambitions for education in Scotland
26/10/2015

Consequences, risk factors, and geography of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET)

Scottish Longitudinal NEET Study
26/10/2015

Consequences, risk factors, and geography of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) - Research Findings

Scottish Longitudinal NEET Study

03/12/2013

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012: Highlights from Scotland's results

The report provides the headline results of Scotland's performance in the PISA 2012 survey of maths, reading and science attainment by 15 year-olds from 64 countries. It the key data from the OECD international reports and discusses Scotland's progress since 2009.  (Social Research and National Statistics branding)

21/12/2012

Research Findings No. 64/2012 Education and Lifelong Learning Scottish Passported Benefits: Consultation on changes required as a result of the introduction of Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment

This paper summarises the findings from an analysis of consultation responses to the Scottish Passported Benefits Consultation on changes required as a result of the introduction of Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment.

21/12/2012

Scottish Passported Benefits: Consultation on changes required as a result of the introduction of Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment: Analysis of Consultation Responses

This report presents the analysis of the Scottish Passported Benefits Consultation on changes required as a result of the introduction of Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment.

02/12/2012

Research Finding Behaviour in Scottish Schools Research

Summary of the Behaviour in Scottish Schools 2012 study, providing a clear and robust picture of behaviour in publicly funded mainstream schools and of current policy and practice in relation to managing behaviour (also assigned RF 64/2112)

02/12/2012

Behaviour in Scottish Schools Research 2012

Full report of the Behaviour in Scottish Schools 2012 study, providing a clear and robust picture of behaviour in publicly funded mainstream schools and of current policy and practice in relation to managing behaviour

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24/06/2011 Engagement Events and Focus Groups to Support the Consultation on School Handbooks and Better Information for Parents: Final Report Reports presenting analysis of and findings from the Scottish Government’s public consultation on school handbooks and better information for parents.
24/06/2011 Overall Report for the Public Consultation on School Handbooks and Better Information for Parents: Results from the Online Consultation and Engagement Events and Focus Groups Reports presenting analysis of and findings from the Scottish Government’s public consultation on school handbooks and better information for parents.
24/06/2011 Public Consultation on School Handbooks and Better Information for Parents: Results from the Online Consultation Reports presenting analysis of and findings from the Scottish Government’s public consultation on school handbooks and better information for parents.
21/06/2011 ANNEX 1 – THE CONSULTATION QUESTIONNAIRE ANNEX 1 – THE CONSULTATION QUESTIONNAIRE
16/03/2011 Education and Lifelong Learning Research Findings No.63/2011: Skills in Scotland 2010: Summary Findings Summary of the main findings from the Skills in Scotland 2010 report.
29/10/2010 Education and Lifelong Learning: Research Findings No.62/2010: Research to Support Schools of Ambition Summary findings from main report
29/10/2010 Research to Support Schools of Ambition: Final Report 52 schools participated in the Schools of Ambition programme between 2005-2010, with the aim of providing ambition and opportunity to young people. This report describes the work undertaken by the Universities of Glasgow, Aberdeen and Strathclyde to mentor participating schools, and to explore and share the lessons learnt from the programme, based upon interviews, a survey of participants, and school case studies.
27/10/2010 Education and Lifelong Learning: Research Findings No.59/2010: Measurements of Participation in Scottish Higher Education Summary of findings from research commissioned on behalf of the Scottish Funding Council and the Scottish Government to examine current measurement of participation in Higher Education. The summary includes an overview of the literature review, assessment of current practice within the UK and stakeholder consultation. The final recommendations of the report are included in the research findings.
27/10/2010 Measurements of Participation in Scottish Higher Education Report Commissioned research on behalf of the Scottish Funding Council and the Scottish Government to examine current approaches to the measurement of participation in Higher Education. The report comprises a literature review, assessment of current practice within the UK and a stakeholder consultation. The report concludes with a series of recommendations for developing measures in the short, medium and long-term.
01/10/2010 Literature Review on Teacher Education in the 21st Century The overall aim of this literature review is to understand the contribution that teacher education can make to the quality and effectiveness of the educational experience and wider personal development of young people, drawing on effective practice in Scotland and elsewhere.