Since the firm’s inception, we have been conducting research at all levels of education: from primary to University level.

In addition to a deep understanding of the education sector, we have 30 years’ experience of successful research engagement with practitioners, students, providers, employers, and policymakers, among many others.

Our clients include awarding organisations, government departments and agencies, not-for-profit organisations, professional institutes, teacher agencies, sector bodies, colleges and universities. As a result, we have undertaken work on a variety of topics from different perspectives across all levels of education, including (but not limited to):

The education/employer interface:
Business-education links
Employer involvement in the delivery and assessment of vocational qualifications
QCF regulation withdrawal
Sector training requirements

Funding, qualifications and training for young people and adults
Apprenticeships at all levels
Diploma development
Financial support for postgraduate study
Foundation Degree development
GCSE & GCE qualification reform and regulatory requirements
Maths and English for post-16 learners
Vocationally related qualifications and units

Schools and colleges
Careers services
School/college leadership support
School science resourcing

Teachers and trainers
Initial teacher training
Higher level teaching assistants
Professional standards for teachers and trainers in England

Whether you have already developed an education research idea, or you have a research question that you would like us to help you answer by building a study from the ground up, please get in touch via:

Miranda Pye, Managing Director (