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Do Predictors of the Implementation Quality of School-Based Prevention Programs Differ by Program Type?

There’s always a tension between implementing a programme as it is “on the box” and allowing it to be adapted to meet the needs of pupils and circumstance.  Here researchers are trying to tie down which factors seem to be important:

As the importance of implementation has become clear, researchers have identified factors that appear to be related to implementation quality, including local program selection and training, integration into school operations, organizational capacity, principal support, and program standardization; however, it is unknown whether the impact of these factors differs by program type.


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