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Welcome to the Centre for Youth Impact

We work collaboratively with partners across the UK youth sector to develop shared approaches to learning, evaluation and continuous improvement.

Our vision is that all young people in the UK have access to high quality services that support their social and emotional learning. 

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#iWill Fund Learning Hub

#iWill Fund Learning Hub

The #iwill Fund is an England wide joint investment that brings together £40 million in funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and The National Lottery Community Fund, creating a central investment pot.

Youth Programme Quality Intervention

Youth Programme Quality Intervention

The YPQI was developed in the US, by the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. Extensive research has demonstrated its effectiveness in improving outcomes for young people, promoting a sustainable and supportive culture of organisational reflection and improvement, and refocusing evaluation on the quality of relationships within different settings.

News & events

Our thoughts - Catherine Mitchell

15 April 2021

This month, Catherine Mitchell, the Centre's Organisational Learning Lead, reflects on barriers to evaluation practice and the steps we can take to create 'good thinking environments' for all.

Practitioner Panel launches aka. Avengers Assemble

15 April 2021

Tom Burke introduces how our Practitioner Panel is shaping the work of the Centre and outs himself as a Marvel movie fan…

The Centre for Youth Impact appoints three new trustees

25 March 2021

The Centre is delighted to announce three new appointments to the Board of trustees; Devina Paul, Yetunde Ogundele and Sagar Sharma.

Reflecting on equitable and anti-racist evaluation practice for the youth sector

11 March 2021

In late 2020, the Centre for Youth Impact commissioned Sarah-Jane Danchie, Director at The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC) Africa, to explore and draw together resources focused on equitable and anti-racist evaluation, and frame some priority questions to guide our future work.