This report shares learnings from The Young Foundation’s participation in the Department for Work and Pensions’ Kickstart Scheme. The programme ran between September 2020 and March 2022, providing funding to create new jobs for 16- to 24-year-olds at risk of long-term unemployment. We share reflections and recommendations for effective and enduring support to young people entering the workforce.
Kickstarting careers in research
Lessons from an innovative pilot scheme
21 September 2022
10:00am – 12:00pm
At this online webinar, join representatives from UKRI and The Young Foundation’s Institute for Community Studies to explore ways to support Citizen Science research approaches.
Our Head of Research, Zoe Dibb, shares insights and key learnings from our Peer Research Network with the Social Research Association (SRA).
Today, local leaders from around the UK descend on Parliament to call for a Community Power Act. Our CEO Helen Goulden welcomes engagement with communities that increases both equality and equity.
Our CEO reflects on the knowledge shared at our recent Hive conference – and makes the case for peer research as an approach that is ripe for these times…
New research from Kickstart peer research trainees uncovers prejudice and discrimination and explores its impact.
A report exploring young people’s experiences of fatphobia, developed and devised by a group of young Kickstart peer research recruits.
This report assesses the impact of The Young Academy Investment Fund.
Helen Goulden shares a new report, and celebrates greater participation of young people in the research sector.