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‘Wrong’ answers, right response: learning from randomised controlled trials when you don’t get the results you were hoping for
We are delighted to announce that today (19th March) we become a Start-up European ambassador. http://startupeuropeclub.eu/startup-europe-ambassadors/ This is a group of key influencers situated in European startup ecosystems who will provide information and advice about the European Commission’s Startup Europe initiative. The objective is to democratize the startup phenomenon so that every European citizen has… → Read More
The Young Foundation is opening its doors to author and journalist, James Bloodworth to discuss his new book ‘Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain’. In conversation with our CEO, Helen Goulden, we’ll hear about his experiences living and working across Britain, working in a range of low-paid, insecure jobs and discovering the anxieties… → Read More
We are now accepting applications for the Young Academy Accelerator Spring/Summer 2018. You could be part of the sixth cohort of The Young Foundation’s flagship Accelerator programme providing support for innovative education ventures. The free programme will run in London from April to July. Apply now!
…and use your ideas to make your community a better place. We want to put young people at the heart of solutions. This is why we’re running a new free programme called Amplify Youth. Join in!
High Cost Credit is a key element of the Poverty Premium. Its grossly unjust and means that people on low incomes pay far more for everyday good and services than those who are better off. Our Head of Communications Lucie Russell talks about our recent High Cost Credit research in Wales on the day Michael Sheen’s High Cost Credit Alliance launches and we become members.
There are just four days left to apply for our next Young Academy Accelerator for social ventures working in education! Jon Maiden, co-founder of Panjango, who completed the Accelerator in 2017, talks about his project and the impact of the Young Academy.
Basic income is an unconditional, non-withdrawable income for every citizen. The Young Foundation is currently conducting basic income related research in Barcelona as part of the B-MINCOME experiment. Amanda Hill-Dixon explores what makes it unique.
SIC will be sharing our process, methodology, cases and solutions from our experimentation work over the coming months. We hope it will inspire similar work throughout Europe, creating a common voice for social change. We start by sharing our methodology.