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.
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.
Discover how King’s College London is generating and using evidence to widen university participation and improve outcomes for disadvantaged students
The Justice Data Lab supports rehabilitation organisations by providing evidence helping them understand their effectiveness at reducing reoffending in a secure and transparent manner.
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.
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.
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is bringing its evidence-approach to education to schools all over the world.
The police are in a tricky position. When crime rates go down it is often claimed as a success for great policing. When they go up we can become socio-economic commentators, blaming the bad news on the economy, unemployment or the rise of digital technology. We can’t have it both ways!
Robust evidence gives schools the chance to reduce teacher workloads at the same time as improving children's attainment. Shaun Allison, deputy headteacher of Durrington High School, writes about how his school is making use of evidence to give teachers more time to plan for lessons.