Monthly Archives: April 2011

Taking action on happiness requires measuring what matters

I woke up this morning to a discussion on the radio about what makes us happy. The prompt for this is the launch of Action for Happiness, a new ‘movement for social change’ that aims to promote happiness as the … Continue reading

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NPC’s Well-being Measure profiled in the Financial Times

We believe that well-being, and in particular what children think and feel about their lives, deserves more attention. So we are thrilled that last Saturday, the Financial Times profiled NPC’s Well-being Measure on the front page of its ‘Life & … Continue reading

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Preparation, preparation, preparation

‘To be prepared is half the victory’ The quote above is the sort that you would expect to be used to motivate troops before a battle or to gee up an athlete at the beginning of long training session. But … Continue reading

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Doing a second follow-up

Most organisations using NPC’s Well-being Measure do two surveys with each group they work with – an ‘initial’ and a ‘follow-up’. This is useful for testing the impact of a project on young people by comparing well-being scores before and … Continue reading

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