Diversion from serious violence: Evaluations of Operation Divan and Operation Met Divan
We were commissioned by the College of Policing to evaluate Operation Divan (Op Divan) and Operation Met Divan (Op Met Divan), two early intervention programmes aiming to educate and support young people under the age of 18, suspected of carrying knives or other weapons.
Diversion from serious violence: Evaluations of DIVERT and CIRV
We were commissioned by the College of Policing to evaluate DIVERT and the Community Initiative to Reduce Violence (CIRV), two interventions aiming to divert young people and young adults away from serious violence.
Independent Evaluation of the National Online Tuition Pilot
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) commissioned the Children and Families team at NatCen to evaluate the pilot.
The stability of the early years workforce in England
NatCen, in collaboration with lead institution the Education Policy Institute (EPI), were commissioned by the Social Mobility Commission to conduct research into the national, regional and organisational barriers to a stable early years (EY) workforce in England.
The influence of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues on character education in schools
We were commissioned by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues to conduct an evaluative survey to provide JCCV with a better idea of the extent and nature of its impact on schools and practitioners.
Trends and context in women’s mental health
This research produces temporal trends for a range of different indicators of mental disorder, taking a gender-informed perspective on context and risk.
Evaluation of Project Success
Project Success aimed to use text messages to improve GCSE English and/maths re-sit pass rates.
Fit to Study Evaluation
Testing whether increasing students’ physical activity can lead to improved cognition and academic attainment.
Post-18 choice of part-time study
A report on part-time and mature students and their chosen qualifications and levels, and the factors that inform their choices.
Culture, sport and wellbeing: Findings from the Understanding Society survey
Commissioned as part of the CASE (Culture and Sport
Evidence) programme with Arts Council England, this research explores the potential of the Understanding Society surveys to help us build understanding of relationships between culture and sports engagement and the health and wellbeing of adults in England.