Our latest thinking on the issues that matter most in economic and social development through our Viewpoint series, and our latest published reports. Our older Viewpoint ‘thought piece’ publications are available from the archive.


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June 2021
The Education and Training Foundation’s role is to design, develop and deliver Continuing Professional Development for teachers, leaders, and trainers. SQW's independent review of ETF’s impact in 2019-2020 has now been published.
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June 2021
There are over 350 careers in the NHS. Given this scale, how can some of the smaller and less well-known professions attract students to study to enter their profession? This is the question that the Office for Students’ Strategic Interventions in Health Education Disciplines programme has worked on since September 2018. Our evaluation report has now been published.
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May 2021
Homes England commissioned SQW, supported by the King’s Fund Library Service, to undertake a rapid evidence scoping review to understand the impact of housing accessibility on generating positive health outcomes.
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May 2021
The Ipswich Opportunity Area Workforce Development Programme provided funding to educational settings in Ipswich to access professional development and was intended to encourage networking, peer support, and the sharing of learning between educational settings across all phases. SQW's independent evaluation has now been published.
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March 2021
In February 2021, the UK Government announced the establishment of the Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA). Drawing on our experience, we offer four reflections on ARIA at this early stage.
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March 2021
Historic England commissioned SQW to examine examples of social prescribing in the heritage sector and explore opportunities for expansion. The study indicated real potential and appetite for social prescribing to achieve positive outcomes and address health inequalities through projects related to heritage.
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