Evaluation of Chemistry for Our Future: Report on the first year of the evaluation (2007 - 2008)

Iain Springate , Pippa Lord , Suzanne Straw , Ruth Hart , Jenny Harland

01 October 2008

This report presents the findings from the first full year (September 2007–October 2008) of the evaluation of Chemistry for Our Future (CFOF) which was undertaken by NFER on behalf of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). Chemistry for Our Future is a £3.6 million (funding total for this phase) pilot programme funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The current phase has been delivered over a two-year period by the RSC in partnership with universities, schools and other organisations.