Understanding the UK education market
The amount of funding available at the individual school level has always been complex to assess as is both the remaining amount available for resources and the types of resources subsequently purchased.
Over 17 years researching school budgets and resource purchasing significant insight into purchasing trends, preferences and value have been made. MOst of our clients have been with us for many years and include Microsoft, Pearson, RM, BESA, EPC, HarperCollins and Cambridge University Press. Many other specialist providers have also benefited from our market insight.
Topics regularly covered in our research
C3 Education undertakes a wide range of market insight activities with its clients. Primarily these cover the following topics...
- Funding available to schools
- Budgets allocated for resources
- Expenditure on defined resource groups
- Learning resource and ICT values
- Trends in spending focus
- Expenditure forecasting
- Subject resource focus and core priorities
- ICT provision and use
- Whole-class teaching technologies
- Home access to ICT
- Implementation of new technologies
- Print and digital resource trends
- Numeracy & literacy resourcing
- Sport and play equipment
Many of our research activities support the leading trade associations representing the sector. Below are a few older reports which highlight our work.
Previous confidential reports now on open access readership
New Technology Outlook - 2011 – the rate of adoption of new technologies by schools continues apace. This report provides insight into which technologies schools value the most and which hardware are most likely to be preferred during 2011. Click here for your report
ICT Provision and Use in 2010/11– funding and use of technology in schools. A summary document of research conducted by C3 Education on behalf of BESA.
to find out more about the National Education Research Panel (NERP) - your gateway to school leaders in the UK.