Children, Young People and Families

We provide research and consultancy services in policy areas including family intervention, childcare, safeguarding, child rights, and youth sector development.

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Ecorys is studying the Children and Young People work within the Time to Change mental health anti-stigma campaign. This involved a number of different research tasks: as well as survey work with teachers and pupils across England, we have been...
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Less than one percent of NHS funding is estimated to go to young people's mental health, despite evidence suggesting that 1 in 10 have a diagnosable mental health problem. Moreover, there is increasing and concerning evidence suggesting that the...
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Department for Education
In September 2015, Ecorys was commissioned by the Department for Education to undertake an independent evaluation of the Mental Health Services and Schools Link Pilots programme, covering 22 local areas and 255 schools in England. As a whole, the...
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Department for Communities and Local Government
Ecorys has been commissioned to lead a consortium providing a three-year evaluation of the £450 million Troubled Families Programme. One strand of our work is an economic evaluation which will draw upon the findings of the impact evaluation along...
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Department for Education
Childminder agencies were identified in the DfE strategy paper 'More Great Childcare' as a mechanism to drive up quality and standards within the childminding profession, and to boost numbers of new registrations. Ecorys and Ipsos MORI undertook an...
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Eurofound
Ecorys has been commissioned to review the current situation for young people at risk of social exclusion in Europe, and to assess recent policy and practice developments in this area. The study is particularly concerned with those support systems...
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Big Lottery Fund
Improving Futures is a major £20m UK programme that aims to improve outcomes for children in families with multiple and complex needs. Ecorys has been commissioned to lead a consortium that also includes the University of Nottingham, Parenting UK...
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