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ArticleAn industrial strategy for philanthropyAn industrial strategy for philanthropy"We face severe collective challenges, and any one organisation acting on its own is vulnerable." In this blog, Rob Ab…
ArticleThe cause-effect illusion-confusionThe cause-effect illusion-confusion"In my experience, the difficulties arise when things go well or go badly because there’s a tendency to isolate the…
ArticleSocial Impact: The Use of Language and Why It MattersSocial Impact: The Use of Language and Why It Matters"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the wor…
Article‘Truth’ in work with youth‘Truth’ in work with youthFollowing "The Measure and the Treasure" conference that took place on March 16, 2017, Pippa Knott of the Centre for Y…
ArticleThe youth sector has failed to prove its value so far, but now it needs to lead the way on how we understand social and emotional developmentThe youth sector has failed to prove its value so far, but now it needs to lead the way on how we understand social and emotional developmentIn this blog, ahead of "The Measure and the Treasure" conference on 16 March 2017, Graeme Duncan, Chief Executive of R…
ArticleThe Measure and the TreasureThe Measure and the TreasureOn the 16th March 2017, the Centre for Youth Impact will be hosting “The Measure and the Treasure: Evaluation in per…
ArticleWhat pumpkins tell us about impact measurementWhat pumpkins tell us about impact measurement"Funders often ask about how a charity measures its outcomes and how it uses this data to determine if this is an orga…
ArticleData v EvidenceData v Evidence"Understanding the distinction between data and evidence really actually changes the way people think and see things i…
ArticlePortsmouth Social Action Conference ReportPortsmouth Social Action Conference ReportNadia Zemouri and Sam Bell also attended the Portsmouth Social Action Conference and recorded their impressions of the…

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