HOST Policy Research: experts in research and evaluation
HOST Policy Research (HOST) specialises in research and evaluation in employment and skills, education, further education and training, and economic development. We operate from our offices in central Sussex and through a cross-UK network of HOST Associates and partner agencies. We provide a full range of qualitative and quantitative services for government departments and agencies, and others in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Established in 1986, HOST has built up a strong track record across the public sector for practically focused research and accessible research findings.
Our goal is:
‘To provide practical, leading edge research and evaluation services to support policy development in areas including education, employment and enterprise development.’
HOST Policy Research is a trading name of HOST Research and Evaluation Services LLP. Registered in England and Wales Partnership No. OC366813
LATEST HOST NEWS
The Education and Training Foundation asks HOST to conduct a cross sector training needs analysis focused on workforce capacity building in GCSE maths
HOST is contributing to the development of the North Worcestershire Economic Growth Plan
CITB commissions HOST to conduct an evaluation of Construction Sector Teaching at University Technical Colleges and Studio Schools
Worcestershire County Council asks HOST to help with the development of a Worcestershire Evidence Base for Social Inclusion and a Coordinated Social Inclusion Programme
HOST’s Introduction to Action Research now available
Summary report of the evaluation of the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (the ASYE) for Newly Qualified Social Workers is now available
HOST Policy Research has been accredited to the Blue Level of the Steps to Environmental Management (STEM) accreditation scheme
Acas commissions HOST to evaluate the Acas Model Workplace Diagnostic Tool and the Acas E-learning Service
Updated version of HOST’s guide on Accessing and Using International Comparative Information now available
Revised version of HOST’s Guide to Official Statistics now available
HOST appointed to LGA’s panel of consultants for Economic Growth Advisors Programme
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