Impact and evidence Using evaluation, research and evidence to protect children and prevent abuse
Learning about what works in the fight against abuse and neglect is central to what we do.
We're committed to carrying out research and evaluation to make sure that approaches we're taking are the right ones.
Find out how we're taking an evidence-based approach to helping children, read our service evaluations, research and literature reviews and use our evaluation toolkit to evaluate your service.
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Deliver NSPCC services in your area
Find out how our Scale-up unit supports organisations to deliver our evidence-based services.
Taking an evidence-based approach to helping children
What we've learnt
Our impact and evidence series presents findings from our evaluations and research into what works in preventing child abuse.
How we evaluate our services
What we're doing
We test our services for effectiveness so that we can make sure they're the best they can be.
Sharing what works
Read our latest research, leaflets, guidance and evaluations that share what we've learned from our services for children and families.
Our evaluation toolkit
Tools for measuring outcomes
We want to share our experiences of using standardised measures in our evaluations so that we can help others who are looking at evaluation methods.
Ethics and guidance
To ensure that all our research is ethical we have detailed guidance and all our studies have to be approved by our Research Ethics Committee.
Evaluation reading list
See evaluations by other organisations in our Library catalogue
Visit our library for a list of websites that provide information and guidance about evaluations.
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