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Evaluation of flipped teaching (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Henderson, K., Hobbs, C., & Last, K. (2017, July). Evaluation of flipped teaching. Paper presented at Mathematics Education beyond 16: Pathways and Transitions

We report on our evaluation of flipping the classroom for two modules: a compulsory first year calculus module and an optional second year coding theory module taken by Mathe-matics students at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE). F... Read More about Evaluation of flipped teaching.

The evaluation of widening participation activities in higher education: A survey of institutional leaders in England (2015)
Report
Harrison, N., Waller, R., & Last, K. (2015). The evaluation of widening participation activities in higher education: A survey of institutional leaders in England

This paper reports the results of an online survey of senior managers with responsibility for widening participation (WP) in English universities. 57 institutions participated, giving a response rate of 38 percent. The questionnaire primarily focused... Read More about The evaluation of widening participation activities in higher education: A survey of institutional leaders in England.

Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices (2015)
Journal Article
Harrison, N., James, D., & Last, K. (2015). Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices. Research Papers in Education, 30(5), 585-608. https://doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2014.1002526

In the name of curriculum breadth and raising standards, recent government policy in England has removed a large number of non-academic qualifications from the list of those that secondary schools can count in league tables, discouraging their use. M... Read More about Don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it's gone? Skills-led qualifications, secondary school attainment and policy choices.

The accuracy of students' predictions of their GCSE grades (2013)
Journal Article
Attwood, G., Croll, P., Fuller, C., & Last, K. (2013). The accuracy of students' predictions of their GCSE grades. Educational Studies, 39(4), 444-454. https://doi.org/10.1080/03055698.2013.776945

The paper reports a study that investigated the relationship between students' self-predicted and actual General Certificate of Secondary Education results in order to establish the extent of over- and under-prediction and whether this varies by subj... Read More about The accuracy of students' predictions of their GCSE grades.

Independent evaluation of the One Children's Workforce Tool (2010)
Report
Kushner, S., Oliver, B., Benjamin, C., Last, K., Gulati, A., Dalrymple, J., …Eke, R. (2010). Independent evaluation of the One Children's Workforce Tool

The One Children’s Workforce Tool (OCWT) was developed by the Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC) in 2008 within the One Children’s Workforce Framework. The Framework describes what a reformed and joined-up workforce should look like at l... Read More about Independent evaluation of the One Children's Workforce Tool.

Police Custody Healthcare: An evaluation of an NHS commissioned pilot to deliver a police custody health service in a partnership between Dorset Primary Care Trust and Dorset Police (2010)
Report
De Viggiani, N., Kushner, S., Last, K., Powell, J., & Davies, J. D. (2010). Police Custody Healthcare: An evaluation of an NHS commissioned pilot to deliver a police custody health service in a partnership between Dorset Primary Care Trust and Dorset Police

This evaluation was sponsored by Dorset Primary Care Trust and the South West Strategic Health Authority to examine the local commissioning relationship established to provide police custody healthcare across Dorset's three 24/7 custody suites, loca... Read More about Police Custody Healthcare: An evaluation of an NHS commissioned pilot to deliver a police custody health service in a partnership between Dorset Primary Care Trust and Dorset Police.

The structure and implications of children's attitudes to school (2008)
Journal Article
Last, K., Croll, P., Attwood, G., Last, K., & Fuller, C. (2008). The structure and implications of children's attitudes to school. British Journal of Educational Studies, 56(4), 382-399. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8527.2008.00420.x

The paper reports a study of children's attitudes to school based on a questionnaire survey of 845 pupils in their first year of secondary school in England, together with interviews with a sample of the children. A clearly structured set of attitude... Read More about The structure and implications of children's attitudes to school.

Preparing teachers for management and leadership of multi-agency assessment of vulnerability: building capacity in ITT, TDA
Report
Davies, J. D., Ryan, J., Tarr, J., Last, K., Kushner, S., & Rose, R. Preparing teachers for management and leadership of multi-agency assessment of vulnerability: building capacity in ITT, TDA

Teachers are increasingly being encouraged and/or are under statutory requirements to collaborate in multi-agency procedures for dealing with vulnerable and at-risk children and children with special educational needs. A main aim of this project was... Read More about Preparing teachers for management and leadership of multi-agency assessment of vulnerability: building capacity in ITT, TDA.


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