Interim Review of the School Business Managers Pilot Project

Project Summary: About the School Business Manager Pilots The School Business Manager Pilot Project is underpinned by the need to provide expertise in non-teaching areas, reduce school leader workload, increase collaboration between schools and improve financial efficiency. Eleven Local Authorities are involved in the project, where clusters of Primary Schools have recruited a School Business… Details

National Academy of Educational Leadership Stakeholder Consultation

Project Summary: Miller Research, in partnership with Four Cymru, an integrated communications company, have been commissioned to undertake brand visioning and user testing to support the development of the National Academy of Educational Leadership. The aim is to produce a brand which conveys the vision and values of the Academy, whilst establishing the Academy as… Details

Evaluation of the Agile Nation 2 Programme

Project Summary: Miller Research have been appointed by Chwarae Teg; a charity ‘building a Wales where women achieve and prosper’, to evaluate their Agile Nation 2 programme. The programme aims to promote gender equality, confidence and aspiration amongst women and improve the position of women in the workforce. The programme comprises two strands, the Career… Details

Research into the barriers and drivers to participation of the Higher Level Teaching Assistant Scheme

Project Summary: The Higher Level Teaching Assistant scheme is a mechanism for supporting the professional development of Teaching Assistants, whilst raising standards of education practitioners across schools in Wales. The scheme works toward the development of a ‘high-quality education workforce’, an essential element of the National Mission. The Education Workforce Survey cites there is lack of… Details

Higher Apprenticeship Research

Project Summary: HEFCW are currently developing Higher Apprenticeship framework/pathways at degree level and are working with Semta on the development of a pilot framework for the advanced engineering sector. The pilot forms part of the Welsh Government’s commitment to delivering 100,000 apprenticeships by 2020. In June 2017, Miller Research were commissioned by SEMTA to undertake… Details

Gaming Industry Research

Project Summary: Miller Research has been commissioned by the Welsh Government to undertake research into the current state of the gaming industry in Wales. The research aims to gain an in-depth knowledge of the gaming sector and inform support for future growth in the sector. Miller Research will undertake an online survey, telephone and face… Details

Evaluation of Skills Gateway for Business

About Skills Gateway for Business: Skills Gateway for Business is a branch of Business Wales and Welsh Government offering advice and signposting on skills, training and support for businesses in Wales. The Skills Gateway for Business service is offered through a website, the Business Wales helpline and a regional face to face service.   For… Details

Undergraduate Year in Industry Pilot Programme

Project Summary: The Undergraduate Year in Industry (UGYI) pilot programme is a collaborative project between ICT companies, and universities - Cardiff University and the University of South Wales, and a small cohort of students studying at the participant universities. The project was designed and managed by the ESTnet. The programme aimed to involve 13 undergraduates,… Details

Childcare Needs of Parents Research

Miller Research was commissioned by the Welsh Government to carry out a rapid evidence assessment of fifteen existing studies to explore the issues encountered by parents who work atypical hours or need additional support for children with disabilities in relation to their childcare provision. This involved identifying and providing a detailed description of the main…