Monthly Archives: March 2012

One glorious spring evening… a report from our Westminster drinks reception

Yesterday evening we held a drinks reception in Westminster for potential customers, customers and supporters of the Well-being Measure. Over a glass (or two) of wine, we heard a series of short speeches. Introduced by NPC’s Dan Corry, we heard … Continue reading

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What subscribers to the Well-being Measure say…

‘NPC’s Well-being Measure provides us with a comprehensive approach to measuring this complex issue’ Diarmid Campbell-Jack, Save the Children ‘The reports are great – we see results immediately and they’re perfect to present to our funders.’ Vincent McCart, Operation Youth … Continue reading

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NPC runs workshop for grantees of Esmée Fairbairn and Paul Hamlyn Foundations

At the end of last week we held a workshop hosted by  the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, specifically for their grantees. In a letter inviting grantees, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation said “The Well-being Measure is an … Continue reading

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The Catalyst Consortium’s outcomes framework for young people – your comments invited…

Demonstrating the outcomes of youth services has always been a tough ask. But like with other areas of public and charitable spending, organisations are under more and more pressure to show that difference they make. A forthcoming report commissioned by … Continue reading

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Why asking questions about well-being is the most direct way of evaluating your impact

There is an art to surveying people. One particular problem faced by generations of social researchers is how to get people to reflect truthfully on their experiences of life, and not to colour their responses by the way we ask … Continue reading

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Evidencing the link between well-being and academic achievement

It is common sense that how a young person feels about themselves and their life matters to what they achieve at school. Students themselves will tell you it and, every year, millions of parents, teachers and youth workers observe it. … Continue reading

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A wee gathering for Scottish charities – NPC’s report from Glasgow

Greetings from sunny Glasgow! We’re at The Gathering, an annual event for charities in Scotland that aims to be a focal point to share ideas, debate and keep up-to-date with the latest developments in the sector. Spread over two days … Continue reading

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