New Report - Missed opportunities: indicators of neglect – what is ignored, why, and what can be done?(0.83Kb)

New - Munro flexible assessment timescales report


Munro flexible assessment timescales report(0.21Kb)

Bereavement in childhood: the impact on psychological & educational outcomes & the effectiveness of support services


NEW - Children's homes: understanding the market & the use of out of authority placements Research Brief


Children's homes: understanding the market & use of out of authority placements (0.36Kb)

Have you seen our article, Decision-making within a Child's Timeframe: A Response, published in Family Law?


Decision-Making Within a Child's Timeframe: A Response(0.35Kb)

New - Costs of Childcare report


Costs of Childcare report 2013(1.08Kb)

New - Post adoption support: A rapid response survey of local authorities in England report now online.


Welcome to the CWRC Web Site

The Childhood Wellbeing Research Centre is an independent research centre with funding from the Department for Education to provide high quality research, analysis and expert advice on the issues that promote or inhibit childhood wellbeing.   

The centre is a partnership between the Thomas Coram Research Unit (TCRU) and other centres at the Institute of Education, the Centre for Child and Family Research (CCFR) at Loughborough University and the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the University of Kent. 


It is a multidisciplinary collaboration combining demography, economics, education, health promotion, psychology, social work, sociology, social policy and statistics.