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Measuring impact of the arts as a creative learning charity

Measuring impact of the arts as a creative learning charity

This week’s guest blog is the second part to a blog published in September 2018 from June Stevenson, Chief Executive of Artis Foundation, a creative learning charity. Part one looked at the start of Artis’ evaluation journey. June explained why they are using...

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Is it possible to embed wellbeing in schools?

This week’s guest blog comes from Lucy Bailey, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Bounce Forward. Bounce Forward are leading a study to embed evidence-based wellbeing and emotional health lessons in secondary schools. Here, Lucy outlines the process...

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Does getting a new job boost our wellbeing?

Download the full report Today we publish our new report – Do all job changes increase wellbeing? This analysis focuses on different types of job transitions, how they impact wellbeing, and which ones lead to the greatest wellbeing changes. Moving between jobs is now...

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UK personal and economic wellbeing: three questions to ask

Today's blog comes from Deborah Hardoon, Head of Evidence at the Centre, and is a reflection on this week's release from the Office for National Statistics, showing little movement in personal wellbeing in the UK between April 2018 to March 2019. Economic wellbeing...

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Will that Lamborghini make me happy?

Does owning a ‘high status’ good like a luxury car make us happier? In today’s blog Tony Beatton, Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Science Research, sets out why the wellbeing gains are temporary and one-upmanship will erode any...

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Does volunteering make us happier or do happy people volunteer?

This week’s guest blog is from Will Watt, Head of Product at Jump, a social enterprise that measures and values social impact. Here, Will outlines findings from Jump’s newly released report Happy Days which examines new data and larger sample sizes to understand the...

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