Research is an essential component of professional practice in the FE and skills sector. Whether it be action research, research in a specialist subject or a more formal empirical study, research can improve the quality of teaching and learning and enhance professional development. This text is specifically written for those teaching or training to teach in Education and Training. It gives practical advice and guidance on how to carry out research in the sector. Examples and real-life scenarios from the sector are included throughout, enabling the reader to understand research in the context of their teaching.