In June the Centre for Youth Impact and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) are hosting a series of roundtables that will explore the steps necessary to create and sustain an ‘evidence base’ for informal and non-formal youth provision in England. In order to explore these questions, five roundtables are being held across various locations in England with a mixture local and national youth organisations, funders, commissioners, evaluators and policymakers all invited to join the debate. You can read a short paper that we’ve put together on the background for the roundtables here. We will also be producing a summary report after the events have taken place and will host a workshop at The Gathering to discuss the next stages of the work.
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