Research Analyst (KTP Associate)

£30000 - £38000

Stockton-on-Tees, Durham - 30 Months

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Job description

Based at the main offices of Nisai Group Limited in Stockton-on-Tees, in County Durham, we have an exciting opportunity to work on a collaborative project between Staffordshire University and the Nisai Group Limited.

Main Activities:

•To create qualitative research methodology and investigate the current state of qualitative data collected within the Nisai Group and assess for utility
• To develop a robust qualitative research methodology for the assessment of learner journey and quality of experience
• To develop ethical framework, permissions and safeguards to ensure the robust support and protection of participants in research activity
• To conduct the qualitative research programme with pupils, parents and external stakeholders and to develop ideas and design services methodologies that support client goals and learning objectives.
• To research into the U.K. schools’ market and the underlying trends that could inform decisions on resource allocation
• To carry out impact analysis on various programmes offered by Nisai Group in terms of its stakeholders
• To research into the development and future trajectory of the education market both in U.K. and Asia
• To utilise case studies to demonstrate the value added to Stakeholders through the Nisai experience
• To prepare Academic papers on the impact of blended /online learning and its beneficiaries, its development and future
• To collaborate with internal stakeholders on the design, implementation and taking to market of new educational services
• To ensure the sustainability of the projects objectives through contributing to training and the development of training materials
• To undertake appropriate professional development and mandatory training activities as identified or required.
• The role holder is required to minimize environmental impact in the performance of their role and to actively contribute to the delivery of the University’s Environmental Sustainability Policy

Project description

Nisai specialises in online education both in the UK and SE Asia, especially for those learners with additional needs. The aim of this Knowledge Transfer Partnership (https://www.ktp-uk.org/graduates/), known as “Nisai Group – innovation in service delivery project” and funded by InnovateUK is to develop innovative service models delivering effective education to young people disengaged from mainstream education as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic and its continued impacts.

The project will lead directly to the delivery of new services to the market and establish a rich research base for further business development.

Working closely with Nisai Group and academics at Staffordshire University, the successful candidate will be skilled at service research and evaluation, data analysis and stakeholder engagement.

About the business

Established in 1996, Nisai Group is a leading education and training provider, promoting and supporting lifelong learning. Within three defined streams Nisai supports: Schools & Governments, Home-Schooled Children and Adults. All with a shared focus of putting the learner at the centre of what we do, our teams and offices stretch from Canada to Japan. Our growth over the years has been based on delivering high quality solutions, meeting the needs of students, embracing technological change and growing at sustainable levels to ensure the longevity of our support.

Education

Business IT

Graduate in a relevant discipline (Education, care, social policy or similar).

1 July 2024

19 July 2024

HEPS109-24


Based at the main offices of Nisai Group Limited in Stockton-on-Tees, in County Durham, we have an exciting opportunity to work on a collaborative project between Staffordshire University and the Nisai Group Limited.

Main Activities:

•To create qualitative research methodology and investigate the current state of qualitative data collected within the Nisai Group and assess for utility
• To develop a robust qualitative research methodology for the assessment of learner journey and quality of experience
• To develop ethical framework, permissions and safeguards to ensure the robust support and protection of participants in research activity
• To conduct the qualitative research programme with pupils, parents and external stakeholders and to develop ideas and design services methodologies that support client goals and learning objectives.
• To research into the U.K. schools’ market and the underlying trends that could inform decisions on resource allocation
• To carry out impact analysis on various programmes offered by Nisai Group in terms of its stakeholders
• To research into the development and future trajectory of the education market both in U.K. and Asia
• To utilise case studies to demonstrate the value added to Stakeholders through the Nisai experience
• To prepare Academic papers on the impact of blended /online learning and its beneficiaries, its development and future
• To collaborate with internal stakeholders on the design, implementation and taking to market of new educational services
• To ensure the sustainability of the projects objectives through contributing to training and the development of training materials
• To undertake appropriate professional development and mandatory training activities as identified or required.
• The role holder is required to minimize environmental impact in the performance of their role and to actively contribute to the delivery of the University’s Environmental Sustainability Policy