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.
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.
Discover how King’s College London is generating and using evidence to widen university participation and improve outcomes for disadvantaged students
The What Works Team's new Evaluation Lead, Emily Power, reflects on her experience of joining the What Works Team on secondment from Cancer Research UK
Governments around the world are investing in experimentation units to improve the quality of evidence used in decision-making.
The Early Intervention Foundation’s Tom McBride explains why programme evaluation is crucial to the success of children’s service, but can be undermined by surprisingly basic issues.
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.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has used scientific methods to evaluate a new flagship policy - a first for the department. Maria O’Beirne explains how and why her team designed the trial.