Local Practice



C4EO works with local areas and services (across the public, private, voluntary and community sectors) to gather examples of excellent local practice which have led to significantly improved outcomes for children, young people and their families. Examples are assessed by a panel of sector experts who consider them against robust criteria, including the ability for other local areas to implement and use this 'best' practice.

C4EO shares this evidence to inspire best practice across regions and local areas, and incorporates examples into reviews of 'what works' for each theme. Increasingly, validated local practice is also being assessed for its cost-effectiveness, giving leaders and managers the unit cost of interventions and supporting the social return on investment.

C4EO has over 200 examples of 'what works', what is 'making a difference' and 'approaches towards service re-design and/or transformation' for local authorities and other organisations across the country.

 

Validated Local Practice


a clear description, strong rationale and strong evidence of impact and outcomes for children, young people and their families. Click here for examples

 

Promising Practice


a clear description, good rationale and some evidence of impact and outcomes for children, young people and their families. Click here for examples

 

Emerging Practice


a clear description and rationale with clearly defined steps identified towards service redesign and/or transformation. There may be little or no evidence yet of impact and outcomes for children, young people and their families.
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Sending in your examples

C4EO is keen to receive examples of effective local practice that provides demonstrable evidence of improving outcomes for children, young people and their families. By completing this form with details of your local practice you can help us to inform decision and policy making, and to share and disseminate really effective practice with others working across the children’s sector.

C4EO is also keen to receive examples of emerging local practice, developed with the ultimate aim of improving outcomes for children, young people and their families. We are keen to capture new or relatively recent examples of instances where local authorities are re-designing their services to reflect a need to both be more efficient and, at the same time, improve outcomes for children, young people and families. We recognise that it is likely to be too early to demonstrate evidence of impact on children and families, but the thinking and process of change being implemented could be shared and be of value to others.

This guide aims to provide you with enough information to help you make your submission. It is intended for any organisation working with children, young people and their families and its purpose is to guide you through the process of submission. Submissions may come from local authorities, voluntary and community groups, charities, primary care trusts or other health organisations, or fire and rescue services, for example.

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Effective Local Practice

Examples of 'what works', what is 'making a difference' and 'approaches towards service re-design and/or transformation' for local authorities and other organisations across the country.

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