Randomised Controlled Trials Archive

Evaluation of Primary Science Quality Mark in English Primary Schools


PERU with colleagues from ESRI have been awarded a grant from the Education Endowment Foundation to evaluate the Primary Science Quality Mark programme.

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Evaluation of Reading Plus in English Primary Schools


Along with colleagues in ESRI, Peru has been awarded a grant of £550k to evaluate the impact of Reading Plus on pupils in Year 6 of primary school.

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Trafford DAAT Personalised Budgets


Trafford Drug and Alcohol Action Team (DAAT) are piloting personalised budgets for young people with substance misuse issues. A small, randomised control trial (RCT) has been established to evaluate the impact of the pilot.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences, Intimate Partner Violence, and Mental Well-Being Among Mothers of Toddlers in Tirana, Albania: A Cross-Sectional Mediation Analysis


This article examines the relationship between maternal exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), intimate partner violence (IPV), and two aspects of maternal mental well-being—stress and depressive symptoms in the context of Tirana, Albania.

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Predictors of Positive and Negative Parenting Practices Among Mothers of Two-to-Three-Year-Old Children: Findings From Tirana, Albania


The purpose of this article is to determine the predictors of positive and negative parenting practices among mothers of two-to-three-year-old children in Tirana, Albania.

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Functional Skills in Prison (Randomised Controlled Trial) – A Pilot Study


This programme of work aims to improve understanding of ‘best’ practice in functional skills education in England and Wales.

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Research Protocol: A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the Family SKILLS programme


The Family SKILLS programme for reception year students from families in which English is an additional language

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Research protocol published


Professor Stephen Morris and colleagues at NatCen Social Research and Institute of Education publish a research protocol for the Family SKILLS cluster randomized controlled trial

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Predictable Policing: Measuring the Crime Control Benefits of Hotspots Policing at Bus Stops


A fairly robust body of evidence suggests that hotspots policing is an effective crime prevention strategy.

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