CIEC research enhances the evidence base about good practice in building links between education and industry.
The team carries out research and evaluation into the impact of its resources and programmes, ensuring that they are improved to meet the changing needs of schools and companies.
Evaluation of Children Challenging Industry 2020-21
We are delighted to share this evaluation of our flagship CCI Impact Report 2020-21 (PDF , 2,232kb). Launched in July 2022, based on data from our 2020-21 cohort of schools across the country, you will see that a positive impact has been made in all areas of measurement of children’s and teachers’ perceptions of science in school and its relationship with STEM industries.
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Primary Science Special Edition: Growing Science Capital
Published by the Association for Science Education, this special issue of 'Primary Science' celebrates the 25th anniversary of CIEC’s Children Challenging Industry programme, and highlights the importance of working across the boundaries between education and industry, offering a wide range of articles that demonstrate how CIEC does this, and the benefits of this for teachers and pupils.
Full issue: PS CIEC Special Issue (PDF , 13,793kb)
Gender and STEM careers
Joy Parvin's article, published in November 2020 in ASE's Primary Science journal, focuses on the careers of four women working in STEM careers today, and offers guidance for teachers on increasing the science capital of primary children.
- CCI impact infographics 2019-20 (interactive)
- CCI impact infographics 2019-20 (PDF , 4,347kb)
- CCI Impact Report 2018-2020 (PDF , 10,253kb)
- CCI impact infographics 2018-19 (PDF , 4,328kb)
- CCI impact report 2017-18 (PDF , 891kb)
- CCI impact report 2016-17 (PDF , 2,775kb)
- CCI impact infographics 2016-17 (PDF , 1,018kb)
- CCI impact report 2012-16 (PDF , 10,855kb)
- CCI impact infographics 2012-16 (PDF , 216kb)
- Call for industry and policy makers 2015 (PDF , 1,797kb)
- CCI impact report 2008-10 (PDF , 1,209kb)
- CCI executive summary 2008-10 (PDF , 321kb)
- CCI longitudinal study report 2002 (PDF , 1,974kb)
- CCI pilot report 1996-99 (PDF , 9,791kb)
- Pilot executive summary 1996-99 (PDF , 6,334kb)