Evidence summaries are harder to produce than you might think. A new evaluation looks at how well the What Works Network is communicating evidence and what improvements could be made.
The 2019 highlights you've all been waiting for....
The What Works Team are looking for experts in impact evaluation to join our Trial Advice Panel to help support high quality evaluation practice across government. In this blog, Riikka Hofmann reflects on her experience as an academic member of the Panel.
Hear from David Halpern, What Works National Adviser, on his journey so far and his ambitions for the next three years.
Find out more about how the Centre for Homelessness Impact, a member of the What Works Network, is using a whole systems approach to end homelessness for good.
It's World Homeless Week. Find out more about MHCLG’s first impact evaluation of the Rough Sleeping Initiative, which shows it is starting to make a difference.
Schools, health and education policy-makers, practitioners and academics have come together in Wales to establish the world’s first national School Health Research Network (SHRN) which is catalysing a step change in school-based health improvement. Find out how the Network took a complex adaptive system approach.
Find out how the Youth Endowment Fund aims to prevent young people from becoming involved in crime and serious violence.
Tips from the What Works Centre for Children's Social Care on how to create an evidence-sharing platform for practitioners.
Millions of pounds are spent every year on interventions that aim to help people in the UK better manage their money. Even so, relatively little was known about ‘what works’ to improve financial capability – until now.
We need to keep learning not just about what works, but about the best ways to unearth those answers.