Evaluation

Our main metric is regular attendance, if young people want to come back we must be doing something right!

More formally, we’re using the STEM Impact assessment from STEM Learning. We apply this at the end of a young person’s first session, then after 8 weeks or when they complete their LINKS White award. Then we aim to gather data every 6 months.

This is a relatively new tool and so we don’t yet have data to share. Prior to this we supported an Industrial Project with the University of Bristol, School of Physics that looked into the efficacy of DigiLocal projects and found some promising results. See the summary here.