This evaluation is the first randomised controlled trial studying the efficacy of a whole school intervention aimed at improving how schools deploy teaching assistants in everyday classrooms.
Sep 29, 2021
This report evaluates the Positive Parenting Program, targeted at parents of children aged 3 to 4 years for whom nursery staff and caregivers had concerns around language and communication or children's behavioural, emotional, or social development.
Jul 27, 2021
An evaluation of the Nuffield Early Language Intervention observed 1,156 students across 193 schools through a randomised control trial. The study found the intervention added three months progress in language skills compared to non-participants.
May 5, 2020
RAND Europe found in a UK randomised controlled trial that classes of primary school children randomly allocated to receive a technology-based education intervention using Microsoft's Immersive Reader performed as well as business-as-usual classes.
Jan 29, 2020
Enabling NHS staff to contribute to research: Reflecting on current practice and informing future opportunities
This report considers how NHS staff can effectively contribute to health research.
Dec 11, 2018
RAND Europe conducted a study examining the evidence on skills shortages in the labour pool of the Cambridge region to help inform policy discussion about developing skills at a local level.
Oct 23, 2018
This report is a review of teaching and practice in childcare settings. It identifies areas of early years childcare practice that are well evidenced and provides an accessible overview of the research for policymakers and practitioners.
Aug 15, 2018
This report presents the findings of a study on approaches that have been taken to prevent and respond to antisocial and violent behaviours among football fans, and the extent to which these approaches proved effective.
Jul 23, 2018
Ensuring High-Quality Job Creation from EU Funding Programmes: How Can the Best Practice of Horizon 2020 Be Better Integrated Into Other Programmes (ESF, Youth Guarantee, Globalisation Fund)?
Job creation has been a key focus of recovery in Europe since the 2008 Economic Crisis. This report assesses the potential of EU funding programmes to create high-quality jobs.
Jun 13, 2018