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Sep 20, 2017 | by Centre

What are your challenges in measuring wellbeing?

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We know that many organisations are working to improve the wellbeing of those they are working with. They’re just not calling it wellbeing, or using wellbeing terms to quantify their impact. (Our third sector lead, Samir, wrote this blog about it)

But what about those of you who are already measuring subjective wellbeing?

As part of our measuring wellbeing series, we’re highlighting organisations who have taken bold steps to try to measure and evaluate what really matters to those they work with, as well as the challenges they have encountered en route.

Our next case study in this series is The Children’s Society. Peter Grigg, Director of External Affairs, touches on their learning as they embarked on their journey into evaluating their programmes based on measuring the wellbeing of young people.

What are your challenges? What have you done well? Where do you have questions?

We want to hear from you. Get in touch:

before the 4 October with your examples, questions, problems, good practice or challenges.

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A case study from The Children’s Society

Peter Grigg, Director of External Affairs at The Children’s Society, explains how the national charity set out to use wellbeing as an outcome measure for its services working directly with disadvantaged young people, including young people in trouble with the law, or who had run away from home.

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