SOLE Model

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Sole Model and Toolkit in Excel

SOLE Model and Toolkit (Excel)


Full details and the toolkits are available for download at

A YouTube Channel has been created to share explanatory, and support, video materials for the Model and associated toolkit at


6 Responses to SOLE Model

  1. Heiko Grossmann says:


    I attended your presentation at LAMS2010, Oxford.

    Would you be able to send me a reference to any publications (or better pdfs) about the SOLE project (or related theoretical work).


    Dr Heiko Grossmann
    School of Mathematical Sciences
    Queen Mary, University of London
    Mile End Road
    London E1 4NS
    United Kingdom
    Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 3113

    • Hi Heiko
      Thank you for attending the LAMS 2010 presentation on the SOLE Model.
      The draft paper describing the theoretical background to the SOLE model and its current ‘toolkit’ manifestation is just this week being proofread before submission for peer-reviewed publication. I’ll send you a personal copy next week.
      Simon Atkinson

  2. Susanne Neumann says:

    Hi Simon, I’d be interested in citing the SOLE model in our ICOPER report as an example for visualizing teacher workload. Could you please either send me a copy of the paper and/or a reference for citation?
    Best greetings from Vienna,

    • Hi Susanne, first (of several I hope) article is currently out for peer review. Happy to email you a copy and can be cited as in Press. Great to see ICOPER doing so well, hope to catch up now I’m back in Europe. Simon

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