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4 days 8 hours ago
Ecorys spoke to delegates at the Isle of Wight Safeguarding Children Board last week on Resilience for the Digital World, delivering findings from our research carried out for Young Minds. The research highlights the importance of building young people’s resilience in handling their ‘life online’,...
1 week 2 days ago
As part of our agenda for World Mental Health Day, we spoke to an organisation we have worked closely with on the topic of young people and mental health. Check out the Q&A below with Miranda Wolpert, Co-director of the Evidence Based Practice Unit at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children...
3 weeks 4 days ago
DG EAC (Directorate General for Education and Culture) have published a study by the European Institute of Education and Social Policy (EIESP) and Ecorys on boosting teacher quality. The study gathers evidence on policies that aim to raise students' learning outcomes through incentives and support...
4 weeks 1 day ago
The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) in 2009 launched the Single Electronic Window (SEW) for Trade and Business Facilitation programme to improve the country’s ease of doing business, enhance its national competitiveness, and instil a culture of excellence in the GORTT’s...
1 month 1 week ago
* image credit DFID via Flickr  In response to what it calls “worrying global trends of greater restrictions, intimidation and violence against civic actors”, the Department for International Development’s (DFID) has committed to scale up support for a healthy, free civil society that can champion...
2 months 3 weeks ago
Aspects of work by PMTC Zambia (a part of Ecorys), on providing technical assistance to the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA TFCA) in Southern Africa, has recently been published in ‘Selected Studies in Biodiversity’ The book features 18 peer reviewed chapters around...
2 months 3 weeks ago
From left-right: Mr Saa Saamoi, Commissioner of Customs, LRA; Oliver Rogers Deputy Commissioner General for Administrative Affairs, LRA; Mr Peter Bennett, Ecorys Team Leader; Mrs Decontee King-Sackie, Acting Commissioner General of Customs, LRA; Mr Brian Glancy, Ecorys Customs Expert; and Ioannis...
3 months 1 week ago
A recent study on Mitigating Labour Market Dualism explores labour market reforms in eight EU Member States that aim to combat dualism, a concept under which the labour market is split into relatively high-status and secure jobs and lower-status insecure jobs. It finds temporary employment to be an...
3 months 1 week ago
A report on the design of a planned impact evaluation of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme in England has been published. The report was commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions and undertaken by Ecorys between July 2017 and February 2018. It is intended to help fulfil the...
3 months 2 weeks ago
We presented our 2017 Charity of the Year with a cheque following a year of fundraising. We were delighted to announce in 2016 that our selected Charity of the Year for 2017, chosen by our colleagues, were Contact the Elderly. The charity organises free monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for...

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