One More Broken Window

Research into the impact of ‘broken windows’ on schools. ‘Broken windows’ is a theory of a spiral of decline. This piece of research used a case study design to explore the impact of the local physical environment on three schools across England. Teachers, parents, students and residents were consulted to discover the impact of physical attributes, such as a footpath, […]

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NASUWT – Recently Qualified Teachers

On behalf of the teaching union, NASUWT, Perpetuity carried out a five year longitudinal study of recently qualified teachers supported by a survey of newly qualified teachers to understand their experiences. This report is the final report and looks at the level and impact of poor pupil behaviour, the training and support received by new and recently qualified teachers and […]

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Women’s Work – Evaluation of The Big Difference Project And The Link Work Project

Evaluation of sex workers project/family project. The main aims of the evaluation were to assess the projects against their intended aims and objectives, to assess the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of the projects, to consider how the projects contribute to meeting local and national priorities and to make recommendations for improvement. Women’s Work has used the findings of the evaluation […]

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NASUWT – Evaluation of the Professional Development of Newly Qualified Teachers

Based upon the findings obtained from the research study below into violence and indiscipline in schools, PRCI was invited to undertake a national research study of the professional development of Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs). Part of the research agenda was to survey NQTs with respect to their level of preparedness for entering the teaching profession. In particular, the research study […]

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NASUWT – Evaluation of the Behaviour Improvement Programme

Bad behaviour and truancy are two of the biggest challenges facing schools today; research shows that there are positive relationships between attendance at school and academic performance and powerful evidence that those who are not in school are easily drawn into crime and antisocial behaviour (DfES, 2002). Furthermore, in a number of schools, the behaviour and attendance of some pupils […]

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Safer Schools and Hospitals

The Safer Hospitals Project is part of the Safer Schools and Hospitals Project (SSHP) which is part of a Treasury funded initiative under the Invest to Save Budget (ISB). The aim of the project is to create five showcase sites with an integrated technology approach to increasing safety and security and reducing crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB). The project was […]

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Accident and Emergency Data Sharing in London: Early Lessons for Policy and Practice

Accident and emergency departments (A&E) can contribute effectively to violence prevention by working with Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships (CDRPs) and by sharing, electronically wherever possible, simple anonymised data. This data can be used to enhance the effectiveness of both targeted policing and enforcement activity, contributing local CDRP violence reduction strategies. The ultimate objective in both cases is the reduction […]

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Royal Armouries Museum: Tackling Knife Crime

This study involved a systematic review of the literature and research pertaining to knife crime in the UK. It was found that a wealth of information was available but often this was contradictory, inaccurate and misleading. Perpetuity produced a review that identified the reliability and credibility of all data sources relating to knife crime, highlighted gaps in knowledge and provided […]

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