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Welcome to the Centre for Youth Impact

We work collaboratively with partners across the UK youth sector to develop shared approaches to learning, evaluation and continuous improvement.

Our vision is that all young people in the UK have access to high quality services that support their social and emotional learning. 

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#iWill Fund Learning Hub

#iWill Fund Learning Hub

The #iwill Fund is an England wide joint investment that brings together £40 million in funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and The National Lottery Community Fund, creating a central investment pot.

Youth Programme Quality Intervention

Youth Programme Quality Intervention

The YPQI was developed in the US, by the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. Extensive research has demonstrated its effectiveness in improving outcomes for young people, promoting a sustainable and supportive culture of organisational reflection and improvement, and refocusing evaluation on the quality of relationships within different settings.

News & events

Our thoughts - Soizic Hagege

13 May 2021

Each month, our team members set out what’s currently occupying their thoughts. For May's 'Our Thoughts', Enterprise Development Manager Soizic Hagege reflects on her first few weeks at the Centre and the power of enterprise when embedded into youth organisations.

Next steps for Just One Question

5 May 2021

Tom Burke and Catherine Mitchell unveil our new partnership with UK Youth and share plans for improving how we amplify the voices of practitioners. 

Our thoughts - Catherine Mitchell

15 April 2021

This month, Catherine Mitchell, the Centre's Organisational Learning Lead, reflects on barriers to evaluation practice and the steps we can take to create 'good thinking environments' for all.

Practitioner Panel launches aka. Avengers Assemble

15 April 2021

Tom Burke introduces how our Practitioner Panel is shaping the work of the Centre and outs himself as a Marvel movie fan…