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Impact of the student finance system on participation, experience and outcomes of disadvantaged young people
Literature reviewPollard E, Huxley C, Martin A, Takala H, Byford M | May 2019 | Department for Education
This report describes the findings from the Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) literature review undertaken for the Department for Education (DfE). The report also sets out the aims of the literature review, the search and sift processes adopted, maps the literature identified, and provides an assessment of the adequacy and coverage of the research evidence.
Research reportNewton B, Williams J, Francis R, Gloster R, Buzzeo J, Byford M, Spiegelhalter K, Esmond, B | May 2019 | Department for Education
The aim of this research project was to provide independent external, process evaluation of the Industry Placements Pilot Programme. Industry placements will be an integral part of the new T Level programmes which will help learners taking classroom based qualifications gain demonstrable technical and vocational expertise.
Route reportsNewton B, Williams J, Francis R, Gloster R, Buzzeo J, Byford M, Spiegelhalter K, Esmond, B | May 2019 | Department for Education
The evaluation was commissioned by the Department for Education to provide an independent assessment of the Industry Placements Pilot Programme.
Challenging stigma and discriminationBajorek Z, Bevan S | May 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
This IES research looks to enhance workplace practice surrounding obesity - a condition that many believe has reached epidemic proportion and is of global concern.
Improving mental fitness in the UK Armed Forces using next generation team mindfulness trainingCarter A, Tobias Mortlock J | May 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) commissioned IES and Cranfield University to investigate if, and how, mindfulness could be leveraged for strategic benefits. The team examined and compared different types of mindfulness-based mental fitness training to determine effectiveness in generating improved resilience, cognitive capacity and team work.
Reilly, P | May 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Peter Reilly's slides from IES HR workshop 'Artificial intelligence: the potential impact on the work of the HR function ', 2 May 2019, London.
Qualitative research to identify what good employment support for people with epilepsy should look likeFrancis R, Byford M, Wilson S | May 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Epilepsy Action commissioned IES to conduct research exploring the factors that contribute to people with epilepsy being disadvantaged at work, and to identify what good employment support should look like.
Research FindingsMay 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
This infographic summarises the findings from research conducted by IES and Cranfield University into mindfulness in the military. It details the nature of the experiment, the research findings and the recommendations.
Evaluation ReportWright H, Dorsett R, Anders J, Buzzeo J, Runge J, Sanders M | May 2019 | Education Endowment Foundation
from HRM Strategy to Strategic People ManagementBrown D, Hirsh W, Reilly P | Apr 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
An executive summary of the latest IES research, carried out in partnership with CIPD, looking at the strategic implementation and reality of people management in four case study employers.