A landmark research project into the outcomes of open adoption from out- of-home care in Australia.
This project will devise and test an evidence-informed guideline designed to inform practice when the State intervenes to protect infants at birth through care proceedings.
This evaluation assesses the impact on policies and practice for looked after children when local authorities take part in the Bright Spots Programme.
This project finalises a new language assessment App running on a tablet.
Assessment for Learning in Africa (AFLA): Improving Pedagogy and Assessment for Numeracy in Foundation Years
Examination standards are not well defined in theoretical terms and this leads to problems in their public understanding, with consequent periodic crises in public confidence.
Assessment practice and research is dominated by psychometric ways of thinking. We think psychometrics is valuable, but these techniques are not the only way to view assessment issues.
The effect of the Diploma Programme on Critical Thinking Development: An International Multisite Evaluation
An evaluation of new models of providing adoption services in England
An action research project that aims to help local authorities better understand the needs of the children they look after through an anonymous online survey for looked after children aged 4-18yrs.
Study led by the Open University investigates how separated child migrants and those involved in their care make sense of care relationships and care practices.
A software tool that can be used to explore the relationship between needs, costs and outcomes of services provided to looked after children.