1. The RAG comprised of a number of representatives from organisations included the Scottish Executive, HMIe, East Ayrshire and the project team, and it met on a regular basis throughout the project period.
2. A Learning Partnership consists of a secondary school and feeder primaries, as well as other related educational and local community provisions.
4. One of the 10 Authorities to receive early funding to implement the Determined to Succeed strategy.
5. Scottish Executive (2002a) - Recommendations from the Review Group.
8. This point was made to us during focus group meetings with teachers.
9 .It is of course the case that the best businesses are creative - in the broadest sense.
10. Scottish Executive (2002a) - Recommendations from the Review Group.
11. Scottish Executive (2003a) - Ministerial Response.
14. This programme is also be being evaluated by Durham University. For the report see http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/06/27140642/0
15. This was evaluated separately: Columba 1400: Head Teacher Leadership Academy: Developing Enterprise Culture http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2005/03/20533/50087
16. Similar to Cluster Groups.
17. East Ayrshire Council Education Committee 8 November 2005. Examination Results 2005.
18. Columba 1400: Head Teacher Leadership Academy: Developing Enterprise Culture
19. See www.columba1400.com
20. This comprises many organisations interested in Education, including The Scottish Executive, COSLA, and many universities and local authorities (see www.learningtapestry.com ).
21. Professor of Music, Edinburgh University.
22. As of March 2006, two 2 schools had yet to be visited.
23. This was supported by the FLaT programme (see www.flatprojects.org.uk/projects/c_centwesteduc/acts.asp )
24. Two of whom were very closely involved in the design of the programme and providing ongoing support, and the EDO.
25. The table identifies the inputs and outcomes for EinE.
26. PIPs, YELLIS and MidYIS.
27. We would thank Jonathan Levie of the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship for his help and advice with some of the questions.
28. In this case responses ranged from: Definitely YES, Mainly YES, Neither, Mainly No, Definitely NO.
29. As a rule of thumb 0.7 is considered a reasonable threshold for this kind of research.
30. The Scottish Qualification for Headship Programme
31. In a secondary school possibly between departments.
32. This is briefly discussed later.
33. The WSA programme guide booklet is called 'Developing Creativity, Leadership for Enterprise'.
34. See later in this chapter.
35. This would indicate that the probability of the event occurring by chance is 1 in 20.
36. An ES of 0.8 would be considered very large (Cohen 1977), and for educational interventions 0.2 many well be significant (Glass et al 1981). Coe (2002) provides a useful discussion on this topic.
37. This can be explained by the relatively low number of returns at the S4 level. It follows that if there were more returns the differences may become statistically significant.
38. Slightly lower in S2 but with 95% confidence intervals.
39. An observed effect due to the participants knowing they are in the intervention group.
Determined to Succeed web Page: http://www.determinedtosucceed.co.uk
Related Publication Links
Columba 1400: HeadTeacher Academy: Developing EnterpriseCulture:
A Qualitative Assessment of the Impact of Enterprisein Education and the Determined to Succeed Strategy on Business:
Enterprise in Education: SME Survey:
The National Evaluation of Determined to Succeed (DtS) Phase 1 - Early Implementation Processes Across Scotland. September 2004 - August 2005:
National Evaluation of xlerate with xl: January 2005 - January 2006: