Publications: Education

Supporting The Centre for Investigative Journalism to evaluate their training programmes

10 May 2017

PBE matched the Centre for Investigative Journalism with volunteer economist Ahmed Al-Khaja in order to evaluate the success of its newest training programme.

The Social & Economic Impact of Street Soccer Academy: A Preliminary Assessment

7 Feb 2017

Street Soccer Academy came to PBE to determine the social and economic value of their work using sport and exercise to integrate vulnerable individuals back into society.

Looking at the impact of SHINE's Saturday programme on pupils' development

1 Feb 2017

PBE helped SHINE show how it could measure the economic benefits of its 'SHINE on Saturday' programme, supporting additional learning for primary school pupils.

Advice to Action for Refugees in Lewisham on the impact of their Rainbow Club

25 Oct 2016

PBE matched AFRIL with volunteers from Regeneris Consulting to advise them on means and methods of data collection concerning children’s welfare, providing a basis for future economic analysis of the effectiveness of their work.

St Giles Trust: looking at the impact of Choices, a programme for disadvantaged youths

3 Oct 2016

PBE undertook a study of the Choices programme, run by St Giles Trust, to evaluate the impact it has in supporting disadvantaged young people move their lives forward.

Prisoners' Education Trust: evaluating the impact of educational resources for prisoners on reoffending rates

1 May 2016

Prisoners’ Education Trust approached Pro Bono Economics to undertake an impact assessment of their programme that funds educational resources for prisoners.

Wide Horizons: advice on the impact of adventure learning

23 Feb 2016

Wide Horizons approached PBE looking to understand the impact of their outdoor learning programmes on children who visit their centres.

British Science Association: evaluating their CREST Silver Award

27 Jan 2016

The British Science Association approached PBE as they wanted to know what impact the Silver CREST Award was having on improving students' GCSE science grades.

Royal Institution: looking at viewer engagement with online science videos

28 Oct 2015

The Royal Institution (Ri), committed to engaging the British public with the sciences for over 200 years, wanted to develop an understanding of viewer engagement with their online videos. PBE helped them to do so.

London Music Masters Bridge project: music education & academic achievement

22 Apr 2015

London Music Masters wanted to explore the link between academic achievement and music education in relation to their Bridge Project, promoting musical excellence and greater diversity among performers. Find out how PBE helped them here.

National Numeracy: calculating the cost of low adult numeracy

12 Mar 2014

PBE conducted research for National Numeracy as part of The National Numeracy Challenge , showing that low levels of adult numeracy cost the UK economy £20.2 billion per year.

An analysis of Chance UK's mentoring service

27 Nov 2013

PBE has worked with Chance UK in order to demonstrate the public and economic value of their work in mentoring primary school children with conduct difficulties.