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Centre for Child and Family Research

Evaluation Research

DfE Innovation Evaluation Research Projects

The Centre for Child and Family Research have been appointed by the Department for Education as an evaluation partner for the Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme. The programme seeks to support the development, testing and sharing of effective ways of supporting children who need help from children’s social care services. CCFR’s role is to undertake independent and robust evaluations of some of the projects that are introduced by the programme.

Over 60 innovations have been commissioned, exploring new and effective ways of working with vulnerable children, their carers, and in developing and re-thinking the social care workforce. CCFR have been appointed to carry out evaluations of four new projects, these include:


Further information on the DfE Innovation Programme can be found here: DfE Innovation Programme.



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