Category Archives: Evaluation

A Guide to Key Working: further afield

Dr John Oates, The Open University

Dr John Oates, The Open University

As I have written in earlier posts, we have been seeking new ways to disseminate the results of our ‘key working’ project on ways of co-ordinating support for families with children or young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

While presenting at an international conference on mental health, I was introduced to the head of the child guidance service of the Caribbean island of St Lucia, who was also presenting.

In conversation, it turned out that she had already come across the Early Support developmental journals that we produced before our keyworking research, and is successfully using them across the island to help support families with children with special educational needs and disabilities.

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Blog 3. The interviews are nearly done!

Emma Rothero, The Open University

Emma Rothero, The Open University

In my previous post, I wrote that we were ready to ask the questions but I was worried no one would want to answer.

Well, I needn’t have been concerned. We’ve completed 14 semi-structured interviews and have two more to do. We have written up the interviews we’ve done as draft case studies and I am just sorting out the process of getting the interviews transcribed.

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Evaluating ways of capturing engagement processes

Photograph of Gill Clough

Gill Clough, The Open University

Project Team: Gill Clough, Eliz Hartnett, Andrew Brasher, Canan Blake, Anne Adams

We are really excited to have been selected for seed funding from the Evidencing Engaged Research call. This project builds on and extends the work we are doing on the JuxtaLearn Project which aims to engage students with science and technology through creative video performance (see our earlier post).

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