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International Implementation Organisations

Posted September 26, 2018

Active Implementation Hub

Posted August 03, 2017

This website is developed and maintained by the State Implementation and Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP) Center and the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) in the USA. It provides a variety of tools and resources for use when implementing new policies, programmes or practices. It also provides learning modules on a range of implementation topics, such as drivers, teams, stages and improvement cycles. All resources are freely available and are intended for use by all stakeholders actively involved in implementing or scaling up a programme or practice in any sector.

Normalization Process Theory

Posted July 18, 2017

This website offers a set of tools and resources for those using the Normalization Process Theory (NPT). NPT was developed in 2009 by Carl May and colleagues from a number of universities across the UK, Ireland and Australia. The site contains concise descriptions of the theory, and toolkit for its practical application. This theory and website is useful for those who are designing an intervention and wish to encourage implementation and integration into routine practice.

Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) Guide

Posted July 14, 2017

This website offers useful, practical information on the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR). It is developed by the CFIR Team in the Centre for Clinical Management Research in the USA. The CFIR focuses on adapting interventions to fit the setting where they will be implemented, and continuously improving implementation throughout this process. The site was created for those considering using CFIR to evaluate an implementation or design an implementation study, but the information has relevance for all stakeholders involved in implementation.

Putting Evidence to Work – A School’s Guide to Implementation

Posted July 11, 2017

This guide, developed in 2018 by the Education Endowment Foundation in the UK, has been designed to support school leaders and others in school-based settings to implement change. Drawing on recent reviews that summarise research on implementation in education, plus insights from wider literature in Implementation Science, it addresses the stages of, and foundations for, good implementation in school-based settings. This guide will help those who are aiming to implement any school improvement decision, be it programme or practice, a whole-school or targeted approach, or an internally or externally generated idea. 

The RE-AIM Framework for Planning and Evaluating Implementation

Posted July 10, 2017

This is the website for the Reach, Efficacy, Adoption, Implementation and Measurement (RE-AIM) framework. RE-AIM was first published in 1999 by Russell Glasgow from the University of Colorado, and was designed to enhance the quality, speed and impact of translating public health research into practice. The website describes the components of RE-AIM, and provides resources to help apply the framework, including planning tools and checklists. It will be of interest to all stakeholders considering using RE-AIM as a framework to plan and evaluate implementation.