What are systematic reviews and meta-analyses, and how can policy makers use them to understand what works?
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.
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is bringing its evidence-approach to education to schools all over the world.
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.