Action Research Projects

These research reports, published by LSIS, describe a wide range of projects that have been performed by providers of post-16 education and training. The research has been performed by practitioners in STEM subjects in diverse institutions.



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Kinaesthetic Strategies for Basic Arithmetic

Published by LSIS, this research project was carried out by Bolton Community College. The aim of the research was to devise an effective numeracy foundation learning programme that would address the immediate academic numeracy needs of foundation level students who had previously shown low levels of achievement in...

Literacy for biology project

Publishedin 2009 by LSIS, this report describes research undertaken by Newham Sixth Form College. The project aimed to produce a set of strategies and resources in order to develop the literacy of science students to enable them to achieve in A - level Biology. A high proportion of students come from families in...

Making Maths Fun

Published by LSIS, this report describes an action research project by Future-Wise Ltd. The project involved the creation of a maths resource library containing materials suitable for level 1 and level 2 key skill learners. The resources are aimed at promoting more active learning in 1-2-1 and class sessions, with...

Maximising learning in practical science sessions

This report, published in 2009 by LSIS, describes an action research project undertaken by Exeter College. The research had several aims: * improve the learning in practical sessions * share good practice between sections within the faculty * agree on some underlying principles for maximising learning in practical...


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