Papworth research and Consultancy

We have been impressed with the way Rachel Papworth has led these projects. She has sought to engage us, as the client, at every stage in the process and produced well researched, documented and authoritative final reports. Rachel is a very effective and professional communicator.

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Evaluation of Childrens Centre Drop-in Provision

Date: July 2010 - January 2011
Client: East Sussex County Council
Papworth Research & Consultancy Ltd consulted Childrens Centre staff and service providers, and undertook a face-to-face quantitative survey of parents and carers, to establish the value of drop-in services. In particular, we investigated:

  • The effectiveness of these services in supporting and signposting families to use more targeted support provided in and/or by the Childrens Centre;

  • The extent to which activities provided were planned using the Early Years Foundation Stage;

  • The proportion of parents/carers using the services that had increased the amount they played with their children as a result of the services;

  • Perceptions of the extent to which parents’/carers’ understanding of child development and ability to apply this understanding had increased.
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