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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

Just One Question - What kind of champions does youth work most need right now?

14 January 2022

Our latest blog for Just One Question takes a look at practitioners' views and responses gathered during Youth Work Week 2021.

Multi-site Trials of Practice - Announcing our Delivery Partner Organisations

13 January 2022

Read our announcement of our Delivery Partner Organisations (DPOs) for the multi-site trials of mentoring practice.

January's Reading List

13 January 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.

Our Thoughts - Young Evaluators Panel

13 January 2022

The Centre’s Research and Projects Assistant Zunaira Mahmood and Finlay from our Young Evaluators Panel reflect on the #iwill Youth Voice evaluation so far and the pros and cons of participatory research.