Being Part of the What Works Network
The Public Policy Institute for Wales is part of the UK What Works Network , a collection of What Works Centres which synthesise and translate complex, sometimes inaccessible, evidence into practical and useable tools that policy makers and practitioners can use to improve decision making.
The UK What Works network includes:
• The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
• The What Works Centre for Crime Reduction, hosted by the College of Policing
• The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF)
• The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), established by the Sutton Trust
• The What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth (LEG), hosted by LSE with Arup and the Centre for Cities
• The Centre for Ageing Better, established by the BIG Lottery Fund.
• The What Works Centre for Wellbeing
• What Works Scotland
• The Public Policy Institute for Wales.
The PPIW provides a strong link between the What Works Centres from across the UK and Welsh policy makers and practitioners. As a What Works Centre itself, the PPIW has a particular focus on public services reform and tackling poverty but works across the full range of Welsh Ministers’ responsibilities.