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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

Using Our Measures to Promote Quality Improvement in Evaluation | Our Thoughts – Steve Hillman

13 May 2022

For this month's Our Thoughts, Head of Partnerships Steve Hillman reflects on how the Centre's measurement tools are helping to champion quality improvement in evaluation.

May's Reading List

13 May 2022

In this section, members of the team share writing that has made us think, inspired our work, or piqued our interest. 

Read what we've been reading this month below!

Findings from our Rapid Needs Analysis

28 April 2022

The Centre's Associate Louisa Thomson introduces the findings from our rapid needs analysis, conducted throughout February and March, and supported by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

April's Reading List

14 April 2022

Each month, members of the team share writing that has made us think, inspired our work, or piqued our interest. 

Read what we've been reading this month below!