Evaluation of children's centres in England: strand 3 - delivery of family services by children’s centres
Department for Education
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The evaluation of children’s centres in England aims to provide an in-depth understanding of children’s centre services, including their effectiveness for children and families, and an assessment of their economic cost in relation to different types of services. The findings presented here are from the first wave of detailed fieldwork regarding the organisation and delivery of children’s centre services. This fieldwork aimed to assess: the range of activities and services that centres deliver partnership working methods leadership and management evidence-based practice area profiling of centre ‘reach’ The fieldwork took place in 121 phase 1 and 2 children’s centres across England during 2012, and involved staff completing self-report questionnaires, fieldworker observations and document scrutiny, as well as face-to-face interviews.
This is the final version of the report. Available from the Department for Education via the link in this record.
Ref: DFE-RR297. ISBN: 978-1-78105-261-7. © The University of Oxford July 2013
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