This blog is written by Bethia McNeil, our Chief Executive. In it, Bethia explores what the five year anniversary means to her in terms of the shifting the nature of enquiry, practice development, and debate within the sector. She also sets out the key questions we will be asking at our conference in November.
This blog is co-authored by Bethia McNeil, our Chief Executive, and Mary McKaskill, our Practice Development Manager. In it, they explore terminology used across the charity sector lexicon and share some reflections on the Centre’s approach to ‘impact terminology.
Building the foundations of a data literate youth sector: what we’ve learnt so far from the Youth Investment Fund (YIF) Learning Project
This blog was written by Sarah Williams, Research and Learning Officer at the Centre. As we enter the third and final year of the Youth Investment Fund (YIF), this blog reflects on what we have learnt about the collection and management of impact data, and how these lessons can be applied across the youth sector. The YIF is a £40 million fund from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund, supporting around 90 youth providers over a three-year period (2017 – 2020) to develop and expand their open access youth provision. NPC and the Centre for Youth Impact are leading the learning and impact strand of the fund.
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