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Piloting partnerships to hear practitioners perspectives: Five lessons learnt

7 October 2021

In this blog co-authored with UK Youth, we reflect on the successes and learning that arose from the pilot project and what's next for #JustOneQuestion.

Evaluating youth work: navigating the challenges

7 October 2021

Inspired by The Centre for Education and Youth's recent evaluation of The Brighton Streets Project, Dr Tania de St Croix takes a look at the role youth-centred evaluation can play in demonstrating the impact of detached youth work and help shed light on the 'everyday and remarkable'.

Our Thoughts - Steve Hillman

7 October 2021

This month, Steve Hillman reflects on the rise of participatory evaluation and how storytelling can be a tool in learning and understanding.

Our Thoughts - Dr Charles Smith

9 September 2021

This month, in a guest blog from across the pond, Dr Charles Smith from our long-time partners QTurn reflects on the ways compassion can be integrated into evaluation, and what this means for both practitioners and evaluators.