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What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care seeks partners to help design studies on workforce wellbeing – 20 December 2018
The What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is looking for expressions of interest from prospective partners to help develop research studies aimed at helping people working in children’s social care – especially social workers – to be happier and healthier.
Centre to re-analyse wealth of existing education data focusing on children’s social care – 10 December 2018
The What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is to re-analyse previous trials commissioned by the Education Endowment Foundation to identify specific learnings for children who have cleared a statutory threshold in the children’s social care system.
The What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care has today published its first publications – on the theme of safely reducing the number of children in the care system.
Founding board appoints Michael Sanders to lead the Centre through its start-up phase to 2020 and beyond
Partners will co-develop research, and co-design and test products and services for new Centre
Sir Alan Wood announced as Centre’s Founding Chair + new report on stakeholders’ views published – 5 July 2018
Sir Alan Wood, former President of the Association of Directors of Children’ Services, has been appointed as the Founding Chair of the What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care. The Centre has also published a summary of key messages from its stakeholder engagement work to date.
Cardiff University awarded research partnership for new What Works Centre – Department for Education press release
Children’s social care improvement programme announced, including award of contract to set up What Works Centre – 12 October 2017
The Centre will develop a powerful evidence base that supports best practice on the frontline – Department for Education press release