In this blog the What Works Team and Policy Lab consider what good design for innovation funds looks like. Read on to learn how these funds can be used to transform our knowledge of what works.
Next week the Houses of Parliament are playing host to the inaugural Evidence Week. It's a chance for citizens, MPs and policymakers to talk about why evidence matters and how make the best use of it.
Five years ago the What Works Network was established to feed better evidence into the way we make decisions across the public sector.
We’ve come a long way since 2013. Here are five lessons we’ve learned along the way.
Over the past 5 years, the What Works Team has championed what we call the ‘What Works approach’ as a better way of making policy across government: identifying problems using good data, designing a solution using the best evidence available, …
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What Works is about bringing better evidence and experimental techniques to bear on public policy.
The Cabinet Office What Works Team coordinates the What Works Network and the Cross Government Trial Advice Panel, and we work within government to improve policy through evidence use and experimentation.
In this blog, we bring together examples of best practice and resources for civil servants who want to find out what works and put robust evidence to good use.