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Miniguide: Finding evidence

What do I need to know and where can I find it?


What is evidence?

There are many different types of evidence source, for example:

  • Ourselves and colleagues – drawing on personal experiences
  • Good practice recommended by colleagues, or in reports following inspection
  • Management data/information
  • Action research
  • Evaluation and research

eep and the Evidence Support Programme (ESP) are primarily concerned with helping you find, understand and use evidence collected from structured evaluation and research activities ( including practitioner led research).

 

 

Making evidence-informed decisions means finding, understanding and using evidence that is relevant, robust and unbiased. Finding this evidence begins with deciding:

  • what you need to find
  • where you think you will find it
  • how to search for it
 

 

 

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