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  • Report
  • 20th Jan 2021

Applying behavioural insights to design safer gambling tools

Great Britain is the world’s biggest regulated gambling market. Of those who gamble, a small but significant proportion are considered ‘at risk’ of developing severe gambling issues, and some meet a clinical threshold of ‘problem gambling’. In 2017, BIT was commissioned by GambleAware to explore whether behavioural science could reduce…

  • Report
  • 12th Jan 2021

Supporting students through the pandemic

What can schools and colleges actually do to support student wellbeing? Over the past six months, we’ve teamed up with the Sixth Form Colleges Association to answer this question. Our new guide for mental wellbeing in sixth form colleges suggests 12 strategies that colleges could try.

  • Report
  • 1st Dec 2020

Guidance on conducting energy consumption analysis

The Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) has developed guidance for energy suppliers on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). It specifies key considerations for carrying out energy consumption analysis, BIT’s recommended methodology, and alternative methodologies. Our intention is to provide suppliers and other organisations with an…

  • Report
  • 26th Nov 2020

The Behavioural Economy

A new 10-point manifesto published by The Behavioural Insights Team which sets out a clear roadmap for how governments, regulators and central banks can start using powerful behavioural levers and nudges available to economic policy makers that have the potential to deliver real positive change.

  • Report
  • 25th Nov 2020

Active Online Choices: Designing to Empower Users

People cannot meaningfully shape their relationships with the digital technologies that underpin their lives. This leads to imbalanced relationships between people and online services, and leaves users feeling disempowered and resigned to let platforms do as they please with their data.

  • Report
  • 9th Nov 2020

Improving school management in Guatemala with ‘rules of thumb’

BIT completed a project with the Guatemalan Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) to improve school management and student attainment in high schools in Guatemala.

  • Report
  • 2nd Sep 2020

The Little Book of Green Nudges

The Little Book of Green Nudges contains evidence-based guidance on implementing nudges, centered around techniques such as resetting default options, changing the framing of choices, and harnessing social influence. It also includes case studies of nudging interventions rolled out at universities from Thailand to Kenya, Finland and Colombia.

  • Report
  • 20th Aug 2020

Encouraging new landowners in Bangladesh to complete the registration of their land

This project was the first we completed in Bangladesh with a2i, the Government's flagship digital programme. It looked to support an ambitious national programme of land reform led by the Ministry of Land, which relies in part on building systems to improve land record-keeping, hoping to i) simplify processes for…

  • Report
  • 20th Aug 2020

Nudging online learners to complete their courses in Bangladesh

This project was conducted with the Government of Bangladesh flagship digital programme - a2i. To improve access to skills through e-learning programmes, a2i's Education team developed MuktoPaath - a free e-learning platform in Bengali - in 2016. It was created as a low-cost solution to upskill teachers across the country.…

  • Report
  • 20th Aug 2020

Encouraging businesses to learn about formal apprenticeship programmes in Bangladesh

This project, which was conducted by the Future of Work Team of a2i, contributed to the Government of Bangladesh’s efforts to promote apprenticeships. More specifically, this project looked to encourage more businesses to register onto a newly developed National Apprenticeship Management System (www.apprenticeship.gov.bd) to learn about formal apprenticeship programmes and…