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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Progression From Level 2 to 3 in Post-16 STEM

Published in 2009 by LSIS, this report describes a project by Wirral Metropolitan College. The project was about mathematics, engineering and science practitioners working together with partner organisations to improve progression for engineering and science students in a medium sized general FE College.

Sharing Good Practice to Improve Teaching and Learning

Published by LSIS, this report describes a project by Salford City College. The project was set up to enable the maths team to develop interactive resources, share good practice and develop a database for GCSE maths. The project would enable tutors to meet and plan together to improve achievement.

Targeted Support for Learndirect Tutors

Published by LSIS, this report describes an action research project by Cambridgeshire County Council Library Learning services. It looks at the effect of targeted support for learndirect tutors on learners and tutor morale. The project was about raising tutors' confidence in supporting their learners by offering...

The Mystery of the Triangle

This report, published by LSIS, describes an action research project by Leeds College of Building. The practical construction of the roof involves using a roofing square. It was identified that staff required professional development on how the trigonometric information on the square has been derived and relates to...


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