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11 Jul 2024 256

Three New Invitations to Tender

UK Coaching are calling for proposals from universities or independent consultants/agencies to conduct primary research in three new topic areas

Find out more about each research project:

Performance Coach Network Community Development

The value of initiating, sustaining, and learning from hyper-local communities of practice, supporting coaches working, or aspiring to work in the Performance Pathway.

Proposal submission deadline: 26 July 2024

Introduction: UK Coaching wish to work with a university or independent consultant/agency to conduct primary research to understand the value of initiating, sustaining, and learning from hyper-local communities of practice, supporting coaches working, or aspiring to work in the Performance Pathway. 

Timescales:

  • Mid-July 2024: Open to tender.
  • Early August 2024: Shortlisting of applications and appointing the successful organisation.
  • Late August 2024: Discussion with the successful organisation to agree on detail of research project.
  • September 2024: Research launched.
  • February / March 2025: Research concluded and findings shared.

For more information, please read and download the full research tender.

Deployment of an Associate Coach Developer Workforce

What are we learning from deploying an associate coach developer workforce in the Performance Pathway? 

Proposal submission deadline: 26 July 2024

Introduction: UK Coaching wish to work with a university or independent consultant/agency to conduct primary research to understand the impact and effectiveness of an Associate Coach Developer Workforce who are supporting coaches within the UK Performance Pathway.

Timescales:

  • Mid July 2024: Open to tender.
  • Early August 2024: Shortlisting applications and appointing the successful organisation.
  • Late August 2024: Discussion with the succesful organisation to agree on detail of research. project.
  • September 2024: Research launched
  • February / March 2025: Research concluded and findings shared.

For more information, please read and download the full research tender.

Tacking Inequalities in the Coaching System

What are leaders in the coaching system doing to tackle inequalities in coach learning and is it really working?  

Proposal submission deadline: 26 July 2024

Introduction: UK Coaching wish to work with a university or independent consultant/agency to conduct primary research to understand what National Governing Bodies (leaders in the coaching system) are doing to tackle inequalities in coach learning, with a particular focus on identifying and targeting disadvantaged groups. 

Timescales:

  • Mid July 2024: Open to tender.
  • Early August 2024: Shortlisting applications and appointing the successful organisation.
  • Late August 2024: Discussion with the succesful organisation to agree on detail of research project.
  • September 2024: Research launched.
  • February / March 2025: Research concluded and findings shared.

For more information, please read and download the full research tender.