Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2016-17

The report on Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2016-17 is available for download Skills Needs in Buildings History and Garden History 2017   Executive Summary The synthetic results presented here and in this report’s sister project, Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2016-17 (Aitchison 2017) allow for comparison between sub-sectors and across specialist areas […]

Historic Environment Specialists

Landward Research Ltd are delighted to have been commissioned by Historic England to assess skills needs and other labour market intelligence issues in the fields of buildings history, garden history and archaeological specialisms. These projects will be successors to the Survey of Archaeological Specialists 2010-11 and Atkins 2008 “Identifying Activity and Skills Needs in Buildings History: Final Report”.   […]

Heritage Market Survey 2014

The report on the Heritage Market Survey 2014, which collected data on the condition of commercial archaeology in the UK in March 2014 has been published. Download Heritage Market Survey 2014 Report.   Executive Summary This Heritage Market Survey report is on the State of the Market for Archaeological Services in 2013-14 and has been […]

Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2014 – Transnational Report

The Transnational Report of the Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2014 project, which brings together data from all of the 21 national reports published as part of the project, has itself been published. Kenneth Aitchison and Doug Rocks-Macqueen of Landward Research Ltd are two of the co-authors. Discovering the Archaeologists of Europe 2012-14: Transnational Report […]

Compare and Contrast

Kenneth Aitchison has recently had an article published simultaneously in Icon News and The Archaeologist, examining the comparable professions of archaeology and conservation through the labour market intelligence produced in the Archaeology Labour Market Intelligence: Profiling the Profession 2012-13 and Conservation Labour Market Intelligence reports.  COMPARE AND CONTRAST Kenneth Aitchison examines the similarities and differences […]

Adapting Green Skills to Vocational Education

Landward Research Ltd is working on a project funded by the European Commission's Lifelong Learning Programme - Leonardo da Vinci Partnerships together with partners from Turkey (HATİCE BAYRAKTAR TEKNİK VE ENDÜSTRİ MESLEK LİSESİ and Köyceğiz Mesleki ve Teknik Eğitim Merkezi Müdürlüğü), Bulgaria (Konstantin Stamov Ltd.), Czech Republic (RIVA, o.s.) and Germany (Bildungsinstitut PSCHERER gGmbH and stratum GmbH) on skills development […]

The Historic Environment and Cultural Heritage Skills Survey

Landward Research Ltd is delighted to announce that Creative and Cultural Skills have published The Historic Environment and Cultural Heritage Skills Survey. This report, written on CCSkills and English Heritage‘s behalf (the report will contribute to Heritage Counts 2014) by TBR, together with Landward Research, Pomegranate and Qa Research, presents data on skills issues across […]

State of the Archaeological Market, December 2012

Commercial, applied archaeology grew modestly in the nine months to December 2012. However, a wider data collection exercise has revealed that the size of the entre archaeological sector had been consistently overestimated. The total numbers working in archaeology are considerably lower than had been previously believed. Within commercial, applied archaeology, overall business confidence is improving. […]