Publications: Education

Assessing the impact of the Debate Mate programmes on social mobility

5 Jun 2019

Analysis suggests that education charity Debate Mate’s programmes are largely well-aligned with their ultimate objective of improving social mobility.

British Science Association: Graduate Earnings and the STEM Premium

3 Jun 2019

In this, Pro Bono Economics’ second collaboration with the British Science Association (BSA) it was found that the Association’s CREST Silver Awards programme only had to have a minor effect on university degree choice to deliver more societal benefits than it costs to run.

Cost Benefit Analysis of MyBnk’s Money Twist programmes: A feasibility assessment

2 Jan 2019

MyBnk provides a range of financial education and enterprise workshops in schools and youth organisations that aim to build their financial capability. These programmes, delivered by expert trainers, are designed to help schoolchildren develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to...

The case for a payment by results commissioning model for one-to-one educational support for children in care

8 Nov 2018

Equal Education is a social enterprise that recruits and trains teachers to work one to one with Looked After Children to reduce the observed reduction that care status has on educational attainment and narrow the education gap. Equal Enterprise approached PBE to conduct a review of existing...

PBE partners with The Dulverton Trust to examine the impact of adventure-based learning programmes

18 Sep 2018

Established in 1949, The Dulverton Trust is an independent grant-making charity currently providing funds to various charities offering adventure learning and leadership programmes, with the aim of improving the behavioural and emotional wellbeing of young people. At Pro Bono Economics, we are...

Assessing the benefits of AFRIL's Rainbow Club

10 Aug 2018

Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL) supports refugees and asylum seekers in the Borough of Lewisham by providing access to services, advice and experience. Founded in 2006 in response to a lack of local services, the charity has helped hundreds of...

Analysing the effect of the RSA's Citizens Economic Council

19 Jun 2018

The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce) is a charity which aims to enrich society through ideas and action. Founded in 1754, they have 30,000 fellows and carry out research and events to share ideas, influence policy and encourage collaboration across...

PBE provides advice on outcomes measurement to Young Citizens

13 Apr 2018

Young Citizens, formerly the Citizenship Foundation, was established nearly 3 decades ago and runs multiple programmes with the aim of helping young people become engaged citizens. The charity have four flagship programmes:

Go-Givers : Provision of citizenship, SMSC and PSHE resources for...

PBE and EY publish a value for money assessment of London Bubble Theatre’s Speech Bubbles programme

10 Apr 2018

Since 2009, London Bubble Theatre Company has been running Speech Bubbles, a primary school drama intervention delivered by trained drama practitioners in disadvantaged areas in London and Greater Manchester. The programme aims to support children in developing essential life skills: these...

PBE provides advice to Making the Leap

2 Jan 2018

Making the Leap (MTL) is a London-based charity, providing services to children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, aged 12-25, to aid their upward social mobility. As well as preparing them for work, the charity helps them develop non-cognitive skills such as motivation and...

PBE and Loughborough help Greenhouse Sports demonstrate how they improve life chances for pupils

11 Dec 2017

Pro Bono Economics has independently reviewed an NHS-supported Loughborough University report for Greenhouse Sports, looking at the impact of their school-based delivery model in London schools.

The economic case for PSHE in schools

7 Dec 2017

PSHE education improves academic attainment rather than detracts from it, says Pro Bono Economics' new study for PSHE Association.

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