Author Archives: Laura Finch

UK climbs child well-being rankings but still remains behind

New research by Ipsos MORI for UNICEF UK has ranked the well-being of children in the UK in 16th place out of 29 developed countries. This is a big improvement  from the last time similar research was carried out in 2007, where … Continue reading

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Children England member discount

We know that budgets are tight but we also know the importance of proving your impact and how this can be a benefit when seeking funding in the future. NPC’s Well-being Measure aims to give organisations the opportunity to quantify … Continue reading

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The Gathering Glasgow 2013

We are excited to be attending The Gathering Glasgow once again on 27 and 28 February and meeting people from a variety of charities, social enterprises and community groups. Last year we had the opportunity to speak to a number … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We have been delighted this year to work with a number of new customers and welcome back those that have used the Well-being Measure before. Not only have we updated our national baseline but we have also explored opportunities around developing … Continue reading

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The value of measuring national well-being

The Office of National Statistics recently published their report ‘Measuring National Well-being: Life in the UK, 2012’. This report details their findings released in July this year, based on the responses of 160,000 people in the UK. By capturing data on … Continue reading

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Tips for choosing a measurement approach

It’s all well and good knowing what outcomes you are hoping to achieve from an intervention but figuring out the right approach can be a challenge. There are lots of techniques and measurement tools available and they can be overwhelming. We have some … Continue reading

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Adding tags to customise your survey compare groups

Customising your survey by adding tags allows you to filter your results and compare different groups taking your survey for example, pupils from different form groups. For example, if you collect data on whether or not young people are eligible … Continue reading

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Adding participants to your survey

NPC’s Well-being Measure is simple to use and easy to administer.  There are only 6 steps to completing the survey, one of which is particularly sensitive. When you upload your list of participants who are completing your survey an error … Continue reading

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When should you do your follow up survey?

I am often asked how long is best to leave in between an initial and follow up survey. The quick answer is that it really depends on what you want to measure. For example, if running a counselling course, you … Continue reading

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Comparing like for like

I was asked recently why the well-being scores from an initial survey don’t always match the initial figures shown in the follow up results. Your follow up results only show participants that have completed both the initial and follow up … Continue reading

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