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Research, policy and innovation

This section provides you with a central hub to find research and project outputs, analysis and resource sto help you gather evidence to support improvement. You can search and browse evidence and research resources gathered from across all areas of the Excellence Gateway and beyond in one place.

You can also find information about the independent Commission on Adult Vocational Teaching and Learning, announced by Government in New Challenges, New Chances in December 2011. Find out more about the commissioners, the aims of the Commission and the latest call for evidence.

Advice and resources are organised in to the following areas:

  • Research: find evidence sources, such as funded project outputs and case studies, based on practitioners' experiences. Find out more about the Research Development Fellowships
  • LSIS Policy services: insight, analysis and updates about policy issues affecting the further education and skills sector.
  • Innovation for improvement: find inspirational examples and guidance about how to innovate to improve in your organisation.