ADVANCED WELSH BACCALAUREATE
A Comparative Investigation into Teenage Pregnancy in Wales and England
BTEC Level 3 Diploma Public Services
Investigation Findings & Analysis
PLANNING MY INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION
Title for Investigation
Comparative study of teenage pregnancy in Wales and England
What do I want to find out about during my investigation?
Teenage pregnancy in Wales and England to see which one has the higher rates of teenage pregnancy and comparing them. I will find statistics and graphs such as charts, graphs etc. I will use government sites to get an accurate study and I will also use reports from the internet, both for Wales and England Effects of teenage pregnancy within the society in both Wales and England How different the societies deal with teenage pregnancy and its conception. What will the Welsh and England government need to reduce teenage pregnancy. Where will I find the information?
To complete this individual investigation I will use secondary and primary research. I will use secondary research to improve my understanding of the subject. Internet – gather information to start off with and compare my information. Statistics to get data which is correct.
Books – Go to the Library and look for the relevant books to get information. Newspapers – Local ‘Merthyr Express’ and see the headlines of the paper and show statistics, Questionnaires – Create questionnaires to hand out with relevant questions so I can have their opinions. How am I going to present my completed investigation?
I will present my investigation as a 2000-2500 report using Microsoft Word. I will structure my report using sub headings which will make it easier to read. I will also use graphs, pictures and charts. Planning
I will also use images to enhance my text. I will draft and proof read my document throughout. What help will I need and from whom?
I will need help from my tutor for guidance and feedback on my drafts. I will need assistance from the public by filling in my questionnaires. I also will need IT assistance to present my findings.
What I need to do
Find out how to pass Investigation
Tutor supported me with my investigation and provided guideline sheets; I didn’t have any difficulties with this. Mind map a subject to investigate
I had some difficulties with some ideas and expanding on them, tutor helped me overcome this. Learn how to research effectively
Searched effectively throughout the internet, books and articles but needed help to be shown what options were available. Plan what is required
I found it easy to collect the information but found it difficult to combine this information to create this investigation. Look for Information (secondary research)
I didn’t find any difficulties with this as it is my own research. Decide on the key question(s) and presentation format
I didn’t have many difficulties with this, only from which format I needed to use. Carry out secondary research on Wales
This part was different because a lot of the work I needed was irrelevant for this mome...