Investigating the viability of a new training offer from a learning disability theatre company

Access All Areas (AAA) wanted to assess the viability of a profit-making training subsidiary to support their charitable aims, and asked Shift Learning to undertake a market review in two sectors: education and healthcare.

Associations, professional bodies and events companies
Testing propositions for the refreshed RPP standard

In response to the growing interest in their Registered Project Professional (RPP) standard, an updated competency framework and a drive towards making the standard more accessible to a wider range of professionals while maintaining its current rigour, APM were working towards refreshing the standard.

Associations, professional bodies and events companies
CPD Provision

Our client, a leading awarding organisation (AO), wanted to explore whether they should offer further CPD provision to their UK customers.

Awarding organisations
International GCE redevelopment

The AO asked Shift Learning to investigate specifically the GCE sector in international markets and the needs and wants concerning these qualifications amongst stakeholders such as parents, students, universities, schools, and institutions including other regulatory bodies and the British Council, focusing in particular on the areas proposed for change.

Awarding organisations
Desk research to support meta-tagging of online products

Video content on the BBC Active Video for Learning website was previously navigated via a set of fourteen broad categories.

International HE research with high-level respondents

The British Council wanted to test reaction to a set of propositions for a new set of initiatives aimed at HE institutions in MINT countries and in the UK.

Associations, professional bodies and events companies
Understanding the influence of parents and Governors within UK classrooms

The British Council commissioned this research in order to understand the influence of parents and governors within primary school and secondary school classrooms across the UK. The research also investigated parent and governor awareness of the educational charity and its products and services, as well as the awareness they had of its competitors.

Associations, professional bodies and events companies
Strategic market research and customer satisfaction

CACHE (Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) wanted to understand how they could grow their business through short term product development, concentrating on current and potential business areas, products and services.

Awarding organisations
Results Analysis usability research

Cambridge International Examinations were looking to develop an online resource that allows teachers and exams officers across the world to analyse the results of their student cohorts. Our research aimed to test the usability, design and value of the service to ensure that it meets the needs of users.

Global brand architecture review

Cambridge University Press English Language Teaching (ELT) division came to Shift Learning with a brief to support them in a comprehensive audit that would uncover the sources of their equity and identify the key attributes that may be better leveraged to deliver a refreshed brand architecture framework.

Publishing and media companies
Digital student resources

Cengage commissioned Shift Learning to deliver a strong base of feedback from students including the digital materials they find most useful, how new resources are discovered and whether there are any unmet needs that Cengage could be addressing in the digital environment.

Publishing and media companies
Member insight research

The CSP required a robust piece of research which explored the attitudes, drivers, influences and preferences of core member segments. The research aimed to inform a holistic and member-centric communication and engagement strategy, as well as to offer evidence to support other business decisions across the society.

Associations, professional bodies and events companies