Projects and case studies

  • Sutton Trust Early Language project

    This project is a further extension on the work of the CECIL project on Coaching Early Conversations in Language. We will be exploring a new model of support from the Everton team, which is built around the URLEY intervention at the moment to...

  • YFF ELATT "Connected Youth Evaluation" - Year 1

    Evaluation of ELATT's Connected Youth programme as part of YFF's What Works programme - Programme Concept Test category.Year 1 Scoping phase: scoping interviews with staff, development and refinement of participant journey(s) and Theories of...

  • SAMI Consulting – CITB Future Construction Skills

    This project involves labour market analysis of the construction sector to support forecasts of future jobs and skills in the sector for CITB.

  • Fair flex for all

    This project seeks to build evidence to create systemic change that mainstreams the provision of fair flexible work in the tight margin, frontline sectors. This evidence will demonstrate the health benefits of improving work practices for low...

  • Timewise part time workers

    The question Timewise would like to answer is ‘to what extent have part time workers been disproportionately negatively impacted by covid?’We will use two-quarter longitudinal Labour Force Survey data to explain the impact of covid on part time...

  • #LookingAfterYouToo Year 2 Evaluation

    IES will assist the #LookingAfterYouToo core project team, led by NHS England and NHS Improvement in partnership with Royal College of GPs, to co-design, implement and evaluate a successful coaching support offer for primary care staff and teams,...

  • Evaluation of Traineeship Flexibilities

    In partnership with Ipsos Mori, IES is evaluating the extended and more flexible government Traineeships programme. The surge in youth unemployment makes Traineeships a key pre-employment pathway for young people and the new flexibilities are...

  • Career Deflection: Research to explore diversity in the engineering sector/profession

    Atkins/Good Relations have commissioned IES to undertake research to explore diversity in the engineering sector and how this has changed over the last 10 years. The research will explore how diverse groups progress within the industry and what...

  • Sutton Trust Impact Analysis

    This project will analyse data from HESA and UCAS on Sutton Trust programme participants and unsuccessful applicants to measure the impact that the programmes have on students' HE access and success, and to provide outputs for participating...

  • Evaluation of the W1 Skills Bootcamps and design of W2 evaluation

    The Skills Bootcamps were announced in September 2020 and provide a new, flexible training mechanism linked to robust employer engagement to ensure adult learners are prepared and fast-tracked to relevant vacancies/interviews. The W1 bootcamps are...