We work closely with our clients to design bespoke research that meets their needs and have been privileged to deliver robust, evidence-based insights to some of the most exciting organisations in the education sector.
We conducted 8 in-depth interviews for a leading HE service provider to identify trends, similarities and differences around the strategic direction of universities since similar research 2 years earlier.
We conducted desk research and a series of interviews to provide rich insight into The Network's customer base, particularly the needs and challenges they face.Awarding organisations
In addition to exploring needs and preferences, this Russell Group university wanted to gain a deeper understanding of alumni connection and engagement behaviour to inform future strategic decisions.Universities, HEIS and FEIS
Shift Learning ran seven focus groups with University of Southampton staff, from a range of locations and roles, to inform improvements to internal communications.Universities, HEIS and FEIS
Nature wanted to ensure their biennial PhD Survey resonated with students, so we conducted cognitive interviews before designing the survey and analysing almost 7,000 responses.Publishing and media companies
The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) aimed to better understanding the needs of its Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) members in order to provide appropriate publication ethics support and resources.Publishing and media companies
Nature's 2018 salary survey sought to incorporate emerging themes – including mental health and workplace discrimination. The survey enabled us to conduct a Key Driver Analysis, exploring which factors drive overall job satisfaction amongst employees.Publishing and media companies
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.Public sector and not-for-profit
Our client, a leading awarding organisation (AO), wanted to explore whether they should offer further CPD provision to their UK customers.Awarding organisations
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
Video content on the BBC Active Video for Learning website was previously navigated via a set of fourteen broad categories.Publishing and media companies
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.Public sector and not-for-profit