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Making the cut in maths, in hair and beauty — Intuitions


This Outstanding Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (OTLA) project, in 2016/17, used supported experiment method to improve functional skills maths teaching and assessment for learners in hairdressing and beauty therapy. Tracking learner progress and tutor ownership of observation of teaching and learning, ‘Coaching for Solutions’ and a shared online space were all important elements of the project. 

Results included increased tutors’ and learners’ confidence, and positive changes in learner satisfaction, attendance, and maths functional skills pass rates. 

Intuitions School of Hairdressing and Beauty, Harrogate, led the project, which they delivered in partnership with:

  • Westrow Academy
  • True Beauty Academy
  • Contemporary Academy
Web link for this resource: OTLA2 Intuition Case study