The Alliance for Useful Evidence champions the use of evidence in social policy and practice.
The Alliance is a UK-wide network that promotes the use of high quality evidence to inform decisions on strategy, policy and practice. We do this through advocacy, publishing research, sharing ideas and advice, and holding events and training. If you are interested in the use of evidence in policy making, then you should join our free network of over 3000 individuals across the world.
Developing the new What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care
At the National Children and Adult Services conference in Bournemouth this morning, 12th October 2017, the Minister for Children and Families announced the Government’s commissioning of a consortium to develop and incubate a new What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care. We’re delighted that Nesta and its Alliance for Useful Evidence (AUE) will be leading the consortium, with support from the Social Care Institute for Excellence, FutureGov and Traversum.
Read more on the blog.
We are hiring – Senior or Principal Research and Evaluation Advisor
The Alliance for Useful Evidence is looking for an Advisor with expertise in impact evaluations and research relevant to practice and policy. The Advisor will work with the Director and other colleagues in incubating a ground-breaking new evidence centre relevant to social care, children and families. The Advisor will assist in managing an external consortium of researchers; making sure that the synthesis of research and creation of new trials and evidence is useful for social workers, and meets the highest standards of evidence. Find out more.
Deadline for applications is 29th October 2017.
Evidence Works 2016
Highlights from Evidence Works 2016: A Global Forum for Government