We collaborate with practitioners to design evidence-informed services to determine the effectiveness of our work. We also conduct research to discover new insights and improve our practices. By sharing findings and learning points from our research with practitioners and the community, we also encourage a culture of learning and reflection.
Build Capacity for Evidence-Informed Practice
Encourage a Culture of Learning amongst Practitioners for better impact on families served
Encourage learning and reflection to improve practice
We conduct workshops and provide mentorship to practitioners to sharpen their investigative lenses.
We create a culture of learning by facilitating learning circles.
We evaluate our programmes and initiatives to:
We conduct practice research to discover new insights and improve practice.
We have conducted research on topics such as home ownership, education, and community-centric casework.
We are recipients of a grant from the Mrs Lee Choon Guan Endowed Research Fund for our study on asset-building.
Please click here to read our research reports.
We share findings and learning points with the community and other stakeholders. For example, we hold community events such as “My Children’s Education and I” where we share how children in the community are faring in education, with the aim of inspiring parents and stakeholders to take action.
Between September and December 2020, we outreached to 25 rental blocks in our service boundary. Of the 5,575 households reached out to, 3,000 households completed their profiling survey. Each household also received a $300 Covid fund (October 2020 to February 2021), made possible through the generous donations of donors as part of SCC’s fundraising efforts and our commitment to the rental communities under our FSC care.
From the data we identified 4 types of households:
Apart from profiling household typography, we were also keen to discover the extend of digital and Wi-Fi access in our communities and identify families which required additional digital support.
Through the Covid Education Support Group (CESG), Project C.C.O.V.I.D and the information gathered from our profiling study, we identified families in need and attempted to bridge the digital gap faced by our community members:
Currently, members continue to use the laptops beyond HBL for skills upgrading, e-Learning Kampung with volunteers (Learning Mentors), and employment purposes. Additional supplementary support were procurement, assembly and distribution of craft kits, links, online and engagement tools. Nevertheless, we acknowledged that more could be done hence the conception of I Wish U Enough Equal Digital (IWUE=D) moving forward.