Reports, Research and Tools

The Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) funds and produces research in areas of post-16 education and training in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). These resources are some of the reports, research and guidance that have been published. They include the areas of:
* Progression into further education STEM
* Young women in STEM
* Pedagogy in practical science
* Knowledge transfer
* English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) in science
* Maths pedagogy



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A Guide to Developing Mathematics Skills in the Adult Social Care Workplace

Published by LSIS, this guide is intended for learning providers who want to help care workers develop better mathematics skills at work. The guide is divided into two parts. Part 1 identifies the mathematics that care workers use at work, offers an overview of the adult social care sector, considers attitudes to...

Embedding Pedagogy in Practical Science

Produced by LSIS, this report and associated materials describe a research programme aimed at supporting and disseminating effective practical work in further education science classrooms. This report summarises the key findings from action research projects carried out...

English for Speakers of Other Languages in Science Education

Published by LSIS, this guidance document summarises the effective practice in English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) in science for post-16 learners. It reviews the research and current practice in ESOL in science in schools and in the learning and skills sector.

Knowledge and Technology Transfer Profile Builder in STEM Subjects

Published by LSIS, this tool is a self-assessment guide for further education providers. Knowledge Transfer is principally about the flow of information from the knowledge source to business.

This guide helps senior...