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Research Summaries

Research summaries

Gamification: Engaging and motivating 16-19 year olds on a pre-apprenticeship programme

Gamification: Engaging and motivating 16-19 year olds on a pre-apprenticeship programme

Julian Ayres, who completed his MA Education while working in Further Education, explored ways in which gamification techniques could be applied to motivate disengaged learners.

Well-being in work-based learning: How learners’ personal issues are supported.

Well-being in work-based learning: How learners’ personal issues are supported.

Nikki Lawrence, who has just completed her MA Education, explores well-being in a work-based learning environment.

Ysgol Glan Gele Report 1 2017

Ysgol Glan Gele Report 1 2017

Ysgol Glan Gele: This research undertaken by staff at Ysgol Glan Gele explores the impact of specific, individual feedback on more reluctant learners in FP2 (Year 2) aged 6 and 7 years.

Mentoring in Further Education

Mentoring in Further Education

Rachel Whitton, who has just completed her MA Education, examines the role of mentors in Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in the Post-compulsory Education and Training Sector (PcET) in a Further Education (FE) setting in Wales.