At the Gathering 2018 Rashid Iqbal, CEO of The Winch, spoke as part of a panel titled 'Reframing power, impact and change: the role of quality, voice and collective action'. This blog provides an abridged version of Rashid's speech, where he discusses how focusing on The Winch's mission statement "provokes questions about the processes of knowledge creation and evaluation, and the nature of power between the child, worker and institution(s)."
This blog was written by Ann Griffiths (Senior Policy Manager, Children & Young People at the Money Advice Service) as part of Talk Money Week - an annual celebration of the work thousands of organisations are doing to improve money management across the UK, and aims to get more people talking about money. The Money Advice Service have been using evidence and evaluation to improve understanding and delivery of effective financial education for children and young people.
The Centre for Youth Impact recently hosted its fourth annual Gathering, and a clear theme that resonated throughout the conference was the need to invest in and improve longitudinal research in the youth sector. This blog, written by Sarah Williams (the Centre's Research and Learning Assistant), explores the challenges of getting good quality longitudinal data and suggests some next steps on where to go from here.
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