Research Centre News

LSN Conference - The Shape of Things to Come: New research in education and skills

Tuesday 21st April 2009 - Whitehall, London SW1

Beacons Project Report

A report has been produced by our Researcher Lisa McDaid for the Beacons project. Click here to open the report

Industrial Fellowship Scheme: £12,000 Grant Available APPLY NOW

FE Colleges can apply now for a grant of £12,000 towards the secondment of up to three science, engineering and technology lecturers. Lecturers will be required to spend a period of 15 days in a company, or in a science, engineering and technology centre of a university to update their technical knowledge and skills. Application for the 2009 Fellowship Scheme can be found at

SOUL Record presenting at Funding East

SOUL record will be presenting at the Funding East (EEDA/Big Lottery dissemination of regional funds) on the 3rd March 2009.

Research Centre presenting at AUEE

Our Beacons researcher, Lisa McDaid will be presenting on the findings of an evaluation of UEA Beacons project at The Association of Universities for the East of England (AUEE) on the 4th March 2009.

UEA's Beacons Project 2009

UEA's Beacons for PE Project nears the end of the first  of its four years.

Outcomes Champion attending training course on outcomes

Champion Clayton Anderson attended a two day training course on the 19th and 20th January 2009 to become a regional 'Outcomes Champion' for the Charities Evaluation Services.

Photo-ID Project Researcher appointed

Adam Frere-Smith appointed as the Researcher on the project by The Research Centre.

Enabling Access to Effective Mentor Support (EAEMS) Project update

Further Education colleges are being asked to propose nominees from their teacher training (DTLLs) programmes. These individuals will receive The SOUL Record™ training ready to use The SOUL Record™ early in The New Year 2009.

Appointment as independent evaluator for the Photo-ID Project

The Research Centre, City College Norwich has been appointed as the independent evaluator for this project.