Education

Helping Tinder Foundation

Helping Tinder Foundation with digital inclusion
Tinder Foundation is a not-for-profit social enterprise that helps people in the community to gain the skills they need to use computers and the internet confidently. They commissioned Qa to gain qualitative insight into a group of low-intensity internet users (called ‘Limited Littles’), namely job seekers whose main internet activity is use of the DWP’s Universal Jobmatch website (UJ).

Helping Tinder Foundation

Helping Tinder Foundation with digital inclusion
Tinder Foundation is a not-for-profit social enterprise that helps people in the community to gain the skills they need to use computers and the internet confidently. They commissioned Qa to gain qualitative insight into a group of low-intensity internet users (called ‘Limited Littles’), namely job seekers whose main internet activity is use of the DWP’s Universal Jobmatch website (UJ).

Evaluating the Enhanced Work Related Learning programme in Doncaster

Giving young people a future
Areas of industrial decline face many challenges, including how to improve the employability of young people through key skills and promote re-engagement with learning. Evaluation research can help programme managers and their staff understand the impact of their work in these areas and devise new work-related services which meet local needs

Mystery shopping research for South Devon College

Making a good first impression
When callers contact your organisation you want to be sure their call is answered quickly and dealt with in a professional manner. One of the ways you can check whether this is happening is through mystery shopping research

Connecting for Health – mystery shopping research

Giving callers the right information
Government organisations have a duty to provide up to date and relevant information. Mystery shopping research which tests the effectiveness of call handlers can be a useful way to gauge whether they are meeting this duty or not

One School Pathfinder Research on the Isle of Wight

Designing with users in mind
An offshoot of the Building Schools for the Future programme, the One School Pathfinder initiative gives local authorities the chance to completely redevelop one secondary or secondary special school in their area. Research with local communities is an important step in the development of this process

Young people and sport

Giving young people a sporting chance
Encouraging young people to re-engage with education and realise their potential is a challenge for policy makers

Targeted support for young people

Promoting confidence and skills
Some young people need help and support to build their confidence and skills before moving into a job, training or further education