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Embedding Science into Construction

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the theme of curriculum development. From the Isle of Wight College, it shows how the explicit embedding of science into a vocational qualification helps to develop an appreciation of the role of science in construction.

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Independent Employer Forums

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks t the theme of knowledge and technology transfer. Produced by Pera, it reviews a controlled process of informed communication and engagement between local providers and businesses across South Oxfordshire.

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Financial Awareness

Produced by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at the themes of embedding functional skills, numeracy and financial capability. It describes a project that is being piloted at Hull College.

The project aims to improve the financial awareness of its entry and level one...

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Public Health

Produced as part of the Debating Matters series, this activity looks at the Government's role in public health and what actions should be taken to prevent unhealthy life choices.

Governments have sought to improve public health by advertising, campaigns and targeted programmes. However, some have started to...

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Professional Standards for Teachers in England from September 2007

Produced in 2007, these professional standards were intended to help guide teachers' professional development and career choices.

The professional standards cover the following career stages:
Q – qualified teacher status
C – core standards for main scale teachers who have successfully completed...

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2000 - 2009

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Social Networking Sites As an Aid to Learning

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study looks at how Preston College used a social networking site (Facebook) to engage students studying science and mathematics in more active revision strategies and thus improve success rates.

It also aimed to offer support outside of...

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Knowledge Transfer and Whole-college Improvement

Produced by the Learning Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), this case study illustrates how Sheffield City College built upon their existing capability in Knowledge and Technology Transfer (KTT), through the development of a model to assess competence in KTT. It used this assessment as a developmental vehicle to...

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Finnish Pupils' Success in Mathematics

This resource from Ofsted is a full report and summary of the findings from a visit, in September 2009, made by two of Her Majesty's Inspectors to educational establishments in Finland. Evidence was gathered from three schools and a university from each of three towns about the factors that contributed to Finnish...

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Standards in Public Examinations 1975 to 1995

This report, jointly published by the School Curriculum and Assessment Authority (SCAA) and Ofsted under the chairmanship of Ron Dearing, presents the findings of an investigation into whether standards in GCSE and A level examinations were maintained in the period up to 1995. The improving examination grades...

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1990 - 1999

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Genomics

From the Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC), this briefing explores how understanding genomics may offer potential benefits to society, but also looks at how we might use and regulate that knowledge. The resource describes the possible applications of synthetic biology. The emerging personal genomics...

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