IMPROVING EVIDENCE FOR BETTER OUTCOMES
We aim to improve the lives of children and families through setting standards and generating the best research into what works for children’s social care.
What Works for Children’s Social Care seeks better outcomes for children, young people and families by bringing the best available evidence to practitioners and other decision makers across the children’s social care sector.
We generate, collate and make accessible the best evidence for practitioners, policy makers and practice leaders to improve children’s social care and the outcomes it generates for children and families.
We work across three areas:
read more about Education for young people with a social worker must be a priority
Education for young people with a social worker must be a priority
29 July 2021
WWCSC's new Head of Educational Programmes, Eleanor Stringer, discusses the expansion of our work with schools.
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Without the darkness, there is no light
8 July 2021
Following our recent conference for our panel of evaluators, Louise Jones, Director of Programmes, reflects on the importance of independent evaluators in the research process.
read more about Connecting Social Workers to the Care Review
Connecting Social Workers to the Care Review
1 July 2021
In her new blog, Anna Bacchoo, Director of Practice, explains how social workers can share their views on the independent review of children's social care through our polling.
read more about Digging deeper into Covid innovations
Digging deeper into Covid innovations
29 June 2021
In this blog, Vicky Clayton, Data Science Manager, explores the changes made to multi-agency working arrangements in local authorities over the course of the pandemic.