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Professional Development
Research & evaluation


Central Government
Local Government
Private Sector
Public Sector
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Talks & presentations
Staff publications
Thought pieces
Social inclusion
Social innovation
Health & social care
Young people
Children & families
Mental health
Gender & diversity
Education & training
Arts & culture
Knowledge Society
Group relations
Social dreaming

104 results:

Towards gender equality in innovation

Building a gender inclusive innovation culture

Integration of Young People who are NEET

Learning from the ‘NEETs in Action’ Erasmus+ project.

Lunchtime Talks
UK Research and Innovation
Boosting Human Capital for the 21st century

The Tavistock Institute team talk about a project designed to help low-skilled jobseekers train for future employment.

Lunchtime Talks
Coaching for Leadership 2025

A hybrid, certificated professional development programme in 4 modules, accredited by the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations.

Professional development
Coaching for Leadership 2024

A hybrid, certificated professional development programme in 4 modules, accredited by the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations.

Professional development
Coaching for Leadership 2023
Professional development
Utrecht University
When small numbers conflict with big data

Unraveling the collusive dynamic of the shared unconscious belief that low skilled individuals are beyond hope.

Digital inclusion: your stories now
What evidence is good enough and what is it good for?
Does risk awareness change behaviour?
The results of an online survey.
Christ Church Business School

A new Memorandum of Understanding formalising our partnership.

Digital Exclusion
During national lockdown..
Enlightening human talents

The project aims to contribute to the development of efficient pre-training and vocational training services for low-skilled people in the 2 Seas region

European Regional Development Fund
Research & Professional Development Apprentice
An aspirational training project for the 21st Century
An action research project to train low-skilled school-leavers, without prospects, for employment.
Learning from Veterans
Reflecting on a recent feasibility study for the Forces in Mind Trust. Sometimes you learn more from facing challenges than from success. In our latest research report, this was definitely the case....
Why evaluation capacity development matters: the British Council approach

Defining critical factors for the success of any evaluation capacity training.

Research Apprentice - Job Advert
Our apprenticeship programme is now in its sixth year, we are looking for the next apprentice to join us!
A tribe of a different sort…
Different women, Different places is a comparative study of the lives and experiences of Black, Asian and ethnically diverse women leading and working in the UK and beyond.
About the Women and Girls Initiative

An introduction to the Women and Girls Initiative Learning and Impact Services.

Whose Reality? Immersion research to hear, see and feel... and improve development interventions
Lunchtime talk: Dr Dee Jupp - 18th July 2018
NEETS in Action

Developing an innovative model, TIHR continues research with young people who are NEET in Europe.

NEETs in Action

A European research project with the main focus on young people who are NEET.

Season greetings every Tavistockian!
Nourished and energised by 2017 we look forward to seeing you in 2018 and way beyond!
Armed Forces Community Healthcare Navigation
The Tavistock Institute has been commissioned by Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) to develop and assess an Armed Forces Community Healthcare Navigation pilot in South Birmingham. We are responsible for running a feasibility study assessing the potential for further roll out of the delivery model on a larger scale...
The project developed an intervention, based on existing methodologies, to reduce the risk of young people to become NEETs ('Not in Education, Employment, or Training') and has piloted the intervention in Italy, Portugal and Spain.
Evaluation of Health Navigation for Diabetes
Serious Gaming for Learning Social Enterprise
Presenting an Online Role Play Game as a Tool for Learning Social Enterprise Skills.
Season greetings...
We look forward to seeing you next year!
Serious Fun
Seminar: Serious Gaming’ as a Pedagogical Approach to Developing Collective Social Enterprise and Employability Skills, 8th Dec.
A survey about adoption support
Online-survey in regards to the evaluation of the Adoption Support Fund
Cloud Cuckoo Land: evidence from a study of student drop-out
Leading from behind
An excerpt from our Fair Share free course, Leading Change.
Social Seducement
Call for UK-based facilitators.
Social Seducement: Serious gaming for social entrepreneurship
During 2014-17 we led a pan-European consortium to develop a serious online role play game to train potential social entrepreneurs. The Social Seducement project aims to...
Participatory evaluation of Step-Up Transitions
The Tavistock Institute worked with staff at Rethink and young champions with lived experience of mental health issues, to co-produce the evaluation of Step Up Transitions.
Evaluation of Tower Hamlets’ Supportive Families and Empowered Communities Parenting Practitioner Training & Support Project
The project focussed on the evaluation of a Prevent training programme for parenting practitioners and other professional working with children in Tower Hamlets.
Do we understand each other?
Communication is a complex process in general & communicating evaluation findings can be particularly thought provoking & is a multifaceted process.
Tavistock Chair in Social Science for Education and Change
The Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR) and The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations (TIHR) have created the Tavistock Chair in Social Science for Education and Change.
Social Seducement: serious gaming for social entrepreneurship.
We are leading a pan-European consortium to develop a serious online role play game to train potential social entrepreneurs.
Fair Share - learning by developing
The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations (TIHR) is part of Fair Share, an EU-wide free online training platform for fair trade entrepreneurs, employees and volunteers.
Open-classes on The Dynamics of Evaluation
The Tavistock Chair in Social Science for Education and Change, a collaboration between UNIR and Tavistock Institute, provides new ways of learning.
Coming of Age at TIHR
Marking time: reflections on TIHR's apprenticeship programme.
What Role, if any, Can Education Systems Play in Fostering Social Transformation for Social Justice? Prospects, Challenges and Limitations
King, S. & Sher, M. (2015). 'What Role, if any, Can Education Systems Play in Fostering Social Transformation for Social Justice? Prospects, Challenges and Limitations' European Journal of Education, 50: 250–253.
King & Sher publish ‘thought piece’ in European J. of Education
Challenging the imposition of market economy model on contemporary educational systems.
Ealing Council
Podcast: Storytelling as sense-saviour in an era of information overload
We were delighted when Yiannis Gabriel joined us for the ‘Food for Thought’ lunchtime talk series in January bringing with him questions for our consideration...
European Education and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission
Can Peace and Hatred co-exist?
Colloquium for peacemakers 16th March 2015
IDEAS for improving access to Higher Education
Are victims of human trafficking powerless?
Workshop as part of the International Congress on Human Trafficking 28-29 November 2014.
The European Commission’s Education, Audiovisual and Cultural Executive Agency (EACEA) has commissioned a partnership of experts that includes TIHR.
NHS Citizen

Creating a system that will genuinely hold the Board of NHS England to account

Evaluation of Relationship Support Interventions
TIHR is the lead partner in an evaluation of relationship support interventions, funded by the Department for Education.
Evaluating the EMPAC project: empowering parents and children
This project aims to bring schools across Europe together through the creation of an online network to enhance and learn more from creativity, exploration and science in European school education.
Inspiring Science Education (ISE)
Inspiring Science Education (ISE) Large Scale Experimentation Scenarios to Mainstream eLearning in Science, Mathematics and Technology in Primary and Secondary Schools. The main aim of the Inspiring Science Education (ISE) project is to support...
The Open University Business School (OUBS)
RESLEA - Reducing Early School Leaving of Young People
RESLEA is a research project under the European Commission's Lifelong Learning Programme. The project aims to develop a model and toolkit for reducing early school leaving across Europe...
Roma Support Group
Longitudinal Study: Jewish Secondary Education
A longitudinal study to explore the outcomes and impact of Jewish Secondary Education on the school community and beyond.
TIHR call for Financial Conduct Authority to focus on board dynamics
Report: Evaluation Of NESTA’s Learning Programme
A report on the work carried out during the evaluation of NESTA ‘Learning Programme presenting its main results, conclusions and recommendations.
Report: The Evaluation of the Work-Life Balance Challenge Fund
This evaluation took a multilevel approach to investigate the effectiveness and efficiency of the WLB-CF by utilising both qualitative (semi-structured interviews with key personnel) and quantitative (documentary analysis) approaches.
Report: Competence Evaluation Trans-European Networks (COMPETENT)
This document, Deliverable 4, presents the Final Report of the COMPETENT project.
Report: Modelling Advice and Support Services to Integrate Virtual Component in Higher Education
The aim of MASSIVE was to design a model of necessary support services for European traditional Universities to successfully implement the virtual component of teaching.
Report: Evaluating Science and Society Initiatives: (1) A Framework for Evaluation Report; (2) SETNET Evaluation Framework Pilot Report
This Evaluation Framework is a key output of a project commissioned jointly by the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)...
Report: Evaluation of the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology
This report follows a request from DIUS to TIHR to carry out an evaluation of the UK Resource Centre for women (UKRC) in Science , Engineering and Technology (SET), focusing specifically on the centre’s work with women returners and employers.
National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)
NHSIII (NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement)
Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)
Office for Students
European Commission
DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion, European Commission
DG Education and Culture, European Commission
The European Centre for Vocational Education and Training (CEDEFOP)
Arts and Humanities Data Service
Birmingham University
Value Schools and Citizenship Observatory for Culture and Sport (VALUE-SCOUT)
Socrates project aimed at identifying and analysing recognised good practices.
The Logic of Intervention and Indicators for the ESF
TIHR supported DG EMPL on methods for establishing links between ESF Operational Programmes and Europe 2020. TIHR developed logics of intervention and indicators for Member States and Managing Authorities to demonstrate a clear...
HERO: Health & Education Support for the Rehabilitation of Offenders 2001 – 2003
This project aimed to contribute to the rehabilitation of offenders within the European Criminal Justice system by providing inputs towards the promotion of a common rehabilitation framework.
Moving Here: 200 years of Immigration in England - an evaluation
This study had two purposes:
Modelling Advice and Support Services to Integrate Virtual Component in Higher Education (MASSIVE)
Project aimed at designing a model of necessary support services for Universities to successfully implement the virtual component of teaching.
Measures of User Satisfaction for University Based Repositories of Archives and Manuscripts
This project concerned the development of measures of user satisfaction for university based repositories of archives and manuscripts for the Higher Education Funding Councils’ (HEFC) non formula funding of special collections in the humanities initiative (NFF).
Incorporating Evaluation into Everyday Practice: Pilot Seminar
TIHR in partnership with the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) part of the School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham has been commissioned by NHSIII to design and deliver a one-day pilot seminar on evaluation, targeted at NHS Live members who are running or will be running an improvement project.
DG Employment Evaluation Framework Contract
TIHR provided evaluation services to DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities. The work wasdelivered through the EPEC consortium and COWI via a multiple framework contract on evaluation services and methods.
Evaluating Science and Society
In February 2006, TIHR was commissioned by the then Office of Science and Technology in association with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), to design, pilot and then further refine an evaluation framework for use in evaluating Science and Society initiatives.
Evaluation And Organisational Learning
Study researching the link between organisational learning and formative evaluation in the Vocational Education and Training field in Europe.
Evaluation of Management Training
GHK together with the Tavistock Institute were commissioned through European Policy Evaluation Consortium (EPEC) to evaluate training provision by DG Admin at middle and senior management levels.
Evaluation Of NESTA’s Learning Programme
Formative evaluation designed to help NESTA gain an understanding of it's Learning Programme.
Evaluation of the UKRC (the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science Engineering and Technology)
The primary purpose of the evaluation was to assess the extent to which the UKRC was meeting its mission, purposes and objectives, and its effectiveness.
Development Of An Evaluation Strategy For Arts And Humanities Data Service (AHDS)
The evaluation framework was intended to secure British Library Research and Innovation Centre's (BLRIC) continued position in promoting research and innovation in the library community.
Developing An Evaluation Strategy For The (Then) British Library Research And Innovation Centre
The Tavistock Institute was commissioned in late 1997 to produce a methodology for evaluating research funded by grant-in-aid through the British Library’s Research and Innovation Centre (BLRIC – now part of the Library and Information Commission).
Developing Good Practice on Professional Development Opportunities for In-company Trainers

A literature review focused on the EU context and current examples of best practice for professional development for In-Company trainers.

Competence Evaluation Trans-European Networks (COMPETENT)
eTEN Market validation project aimed to develop and test a European Skills Development Network (E*NET).
Caring in a crisis: Lessons from Russia
The Tavistock Institute meet with a delegation of Russian social workers to share recent knowledge and learning on the role of social care in emergency response situations in both the UK and Russia.
Launching Young Leaders

Finding Authority, Role and Impact – for young people who want to make a difference

Team working: how to succeed

A new online course for everyone interested in how groups work, hosted with FutureLearn

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