Mr Alex Mctier

  • Research Associate (Training and Employment Research Unit)

Biography

Researcher in the Training and Employment Research Unit (TERU) since 2004, in which time he has been actively involved in securing research contracts, project management, and policy, programme and project analysis and evaluation in the broad areas of local economic development, employment and training programmes.

Research interests

Areas of expertise:

  • Economic Development
  • Strategy Development
  • Employability Skills
  • Interventions Sector Development

Grants

£12,000; Research support for Scotland’s Employability Learning Network; Scottish Government/Falkirk Council; 2014.

£3,200; Analysis of Glasgow’s Labour Market Post 2008; Jobs & Business Glasgow; 2014.

£5,000; Research on Clyde Gateway Economy and Labour Market; Clyde Gateway Urban Regeneration Company; 2014.

£13,775; 2011 Census Area Profiles; Highlands and Islands Enterprise; 2013.

£8,200; Evaluation of Community Jobs Scotland Phase 2; Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO); 2013

£6,450; Clyde Gateway Economic Position Statement; Glasgow Regeneration Agency; 2012.

£2,400; Social Return on Investment study of 3D Drumchapel; Glasgow Regeneration Agency; 2012.

£10,525; Evaluation of Central Bedfordshire ESF, Economic Participation and Future Jobs Fund Programmes; Central Bedfordshire Council; 2011.

£12,100; Evaluation of Personal Best (Scotland) Pilot; Glasgow East Regeneration Agency; 2011.

£10,000; Research for Wise Group Work Programme Bid; Wise Group; 2010.

£26,300; Research on Local Economic Profiles; East of England Development Agency; 2010.

£11,800; Update of East of England Economic Participation Baseline; East of England Development Agency; 2009.

£11,050; Glasgow West Economic Position Statements; Glasgow West Regeneration Agency; 2009..

£12,700; North Glasgow Learning Audit; Glasgow Community Planning Partnership; 2009.

Teaching

Postgraduate:

MSc in Local Economic Development – Course tutor and lecturer

Management in the Public Sector elective – lecturer

Dissertation supervisor for MSc in International Strategic Management

Dissertation supervisor for MSc Economics students

Graduate:

Dissertation supervisor for Economics Honours students.

Publications

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Number of items: 16.

2013

McTier, A., and McGregor, A. (2013) Evaluation of Community Jobs Scotland Phase 2 (2012-2013). Project Report. Scottish Government, Edinburgh.

Glass, A., McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2013) North East LEP Skills Action Plan Evidence Base: Final report. Project Report. North East Local Enterprise Partnership. (Unpublished)

McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2013) Evaluation of Certificate of Work Readiness Pilot Programme. Project Report. Skills Development Scotland, Glasgow, UK.

McTier, A., Clelland, D., Quashie, A., and McGregor, A. (2013) Evaluation of Social Enterprise and Third Sector Challenge Fund. Project Report. Skills Development Scotland, Glasgow.

2012

McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2012) Evaluation of Community Jobs Scotland Programme. Project Report. Scottish Government.

McTier, A., Glass, A., and McGregor, A. (2012) Learning the lessons of property-led regeneration: Maximising the employment legacy of major physical developments. Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, 6(1), pp. 66-78.

McTier, A., Glass, A., and McGregor, A. (2012) Coalyard Employability Project Social Return on Investment: Final Report. Project Report. South Lanarkshire Council. (Unpublished)

2011

McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2011) Evaluation of the Personal Best (Scotland) Pilot Programme in Glasgow. Project Report. University of Glasgow.

McTier, A., and McGregor, A. (2011) Integrating employment and skills: the role of community-based learning. Policy Studies, 32(1), pp. 73-90. (doi:10.1080/01442872.2010.529322)

2010

McTier, A., Glass, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2010) Review of East of England ESF and mainstream worklessness funding. Project Report. EEDA / University of Glasgow.

Sutherland, V., McTier, A., Macdougall, L., and McGregor, A. (2010) Factors Influencing Deprivation in North East England: Final Report. Project Report. NERIP / University of Glasgow.

2009

McTier, A., Glass, A., and McGregor, A. (2009) East of England Economic Participation Study: Final Report. Project Report. EEDA / University of Glasgow.

2008

Glass, A., McTier, A., and McGregor, A. (2008) Linking opportunity and need: maximising the regeneration benefits from physical investment. Project Report. Scottish Government, Edinburgh, UK.

McTier, A., Glass, A., Lefaucheux, M., and McGregor, A. (2008) East of England Participation Study. Project Report. EEDA.

2007

Glass, A., McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2007) Sharing the Benefits of Growth: Linking Opportunity and Need in North East Scotland. Project Report. Communities Scotland, Edinburgh, UK.

2006

Glass, A., McGregor, A., McTier, A., O'Sullivan, T., and Young, G. (2006) Affordable Housing and the Labour Market in Scotland. Project Report. Communities Scotland, Edinburgh, UK.

This list was generated on Sun Apr 26 21:59:15 2015 BST.
Number of items: 16.

Articles

McTier, A., Glass, A., and McGregor, A. (2012) Learning the lessons of property-led regeneration: Maximising the employment legacy of major physical developments. Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, 6(1), pp. 66-78.

McTier, A., and McGregor, A. (2011) Integrating employment and skills: the role of community-based learning. Policy Studies, 32(1), pp. 73-90. (doi:10.1080/01442872.2010.529322)

Research Reports or Papers

McTier, A., and McGregor, A. (2013) Evaluation of Community Jobs Scotland Phase 2 (2012-2013). Project Report. Scottish Government, Edinburgh.

Glass, A., McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2013) North East LEP Skills Action Plan Evidence Base: Final report. Project Report. North East Local Enterprise Partnership. (Unpublished)

McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2013) Evaluation of Certificate of Work Readiness Pilot Programme. Project Report. Skills Development Scotland, Glasgow, UK.

McTier, A., Clelland, D., Quashie, A., and McGregor, A. (2013) Evaluation of Social Enterprise and Third Sector Challenge Fund. Project Report. Skills Development Scotland, Glasgow.

McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2012) Evaluation of Community Jobs Scotland Programme. Project Report. Scottish Government.

McTier, A., Glass, A., and McGregor, A. (2012) Coalyard Employability Project Social Return on Investment: Final Report. Project Report. South Lanarkshire Council. (Unpublished)

McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2011) Evaluation of the Personal Best (Scotland) Pilot Programme in Glasgow. Project Report. University of Glasgow.

McTier, A., Glass, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2010) Review of East of England ESF and mainstream worklessness funding. Project Report. EEDA / University of Glasgow.

Sutherland, V., McTier, A., Macdougall, L., and McGregor, A. (2010) Factors Influencing Deprivation in North East England: Final Report. Project Report. NERIP / University of Glasgow.

McTier, A., Glass, A., and McGregor, A. (2009) East of England Economic Participation Study: Final Report. Project Report. EEDA / University of Glasgow.

Glass, A., McTier, A., and McGregor, A. (2008) Linking opportunity and need: maximising the regeneration benefits from physical investment. Project Report. Scottish Government, Edinburgh, UK.

McTier, A., Glass, A., Lefaucheux, M., and McGregor, A. (2008) East of England Participation Study. Project Report. EEDA.

Glass, A., McTier, A., Clelland, D., and McGregor, A. (2007) Sharing the Benefits of Growth: Linking Opportunity and Need in North East Scotland. Project Report. Communities Scotland, Edinburgh, UK.

Glass, A., McGregor, A., McTier, A., O'Sullivan, T., and Young, G. (2006) Affordable Housing and the Labour Market in Scotland. Project Report. Communities Scotland, Edinburgh, UK.

This list was generated on Sun Apr 26 21:59:15 2015 BST.