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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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Recognise what works

As the teaching union conference season returns, ushered in by chill winds and snow, can we comfort ourselves with warm feelings about student well-being? As exam season looms and teenagers’ stress levels rise, how able are they to cope? In … Continue reading

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Understanding the links between well-being and progress at school

How do different dimensions of well-being impact later educational outcomes? I came across some research published by the Department of Education which starts to answer this question and has the data to prove it.  We were delighted to see some … 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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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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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 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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Our updated national baseline!

Today we launch our new and updated national baseline! It contains records from 4,122 young people who have completed the survey. The ability to create a baseline is partly thanks to you – as it includes data from your surveys … Continue reading

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How will measuring well-being help your organisation?

This is something we ask our workshop attendees regularly. Knowing why you are measuring anything is important but particularly when you are exploring methods you haven’t used before. For us, it is important that our workshop attendees know what they … Continue reading

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