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Research and Evaluation

Research and evaluation play a key role in the development of moving image education. Several development programmes have been evaluated by independent research teams over recent years, and you can download the full reports below. Additional research reports will be published in 2010.

In June 2009 a major evaluation of the four-year MIE programme in Brechin was published. It found that:

Download the full report at

In 2009, Scottish Screen commissioned Cary Bazalgette (retired Head of Education at the British Film Institute) to survey the research literature from Scotland and elsewhere, to summarise what has been learned, and make recommendations with regard to future research efforts.

Download Impacts of Moving Image Education Research – A Summary of Research (Cary Bazalgette 2009)

Since 2006, Scottish Screen has been working with Skills Development Scotland (and its predecessor organisation Scottish Enterprise) to deploy moving image education in programmes for young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) who require more choices, more chances. The initial pilot programme and the subsequent development were each evaluated:

Download Evaluation of Moving Image Education Project For Young People Not in Employment, Education or Training  (University of Glasgow 2008)

Download Evaluation of Reel to Real Moving Image Education Project For Young People Receiving More Choices, More Chances (University of Glasgow 2008)

During 2006-08, school-based programmes in three different local authorities, including an early years development, were evaluated:

Download Evaluation of Scottish Screen’s Moving Image Education Projects (University of Glasgow 2008)

School-based programmes were carried out in two local authorities during 2005-06.

Download Evaluation of Scottish Screen’s Teacher Education Programme (University of Glasgow 2006)

In 2007, Scottish Screen commissioned an audit of moving image education and media access activities across Scotland:

Download Audit of Moving Image Education and Media Access Activities (Inge Sorensen & David Griffith 2006)

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