The Social Research Unit at Dartington and the NSPCC co-hosted a lecture in London on ‘Building capacity in communities to support children and families: The importance of science’, delivered by Professor Frank Oberklaid.
As part of The Social Research Unit at Dartington’s support package for the 15 shortlisted A Better Start sites, we hosted a training session on the ‘how to’ modules on the 22nd November 2013, 10am-4pm at the Park Plaza hotel in Leeds.
On 16th-18th October, the Social Research Unit at Dartington held the second in a series of convenings to find new ways of addressing severe and multiple disadvantage faced by young people.
On the 9th of September 2013, the Social Research Unit at Dartington hosted its first introductory training event for the BEBS shortlisted sites. The training took place in London at the St. Brides Foundation.
The Social Research Unit and the LankellyChase Foundation partnered in a conference on 20th June 2013 on achieving system change for young people who face severe and multiple disadvantage.
Four day-long workshops held across the UK for the charities being funded as part of the Big Lottery Fund’s Realising Ambition portfolio on how to develop and replicate evidence-based interventions.
This invitation-only roundtable, hosted by the Social Research Unit at Dartington and the NSPCC, will explore new developments in the field of cost-benefit analysis of child protection and consider their implications for policy and practice.
The Social Research Unit organised a conference on early intervention in Madrid in conjunction with the Mayor of Madrid. This international conference was addressed by Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and a number of international experts on child development and evidence-based children’s services.
The Social Research Unit hosted a study visit for the European Children and Youth Funders Network on evidence-based programmes designed to improve children’s outcomes.
This half-day seminar and roundtable is the second in the Coalition for Evidence-Based Education’s (CEBE) 2011/12 Evidence for Education series, organised by the Social Research Unit, the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) at York University and CEBE.