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Posts written by guests who have contributed to NCVO projects and events.

Impact management: Three questions to ask yourself in 2017

How evaluation can be used to improve your organisation Continue reading

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Voluntary sector comes together to celebrate Human Rights Day

Sanchita Hosali from the British Institute of Human Rights discusses why the Human Rights Act matters and what you can do to protect it. Continue reading

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A local authority that has taken arts to its heart

Jessica Harris from NCVO's cultural commissioning programme shares Kent County Council's experience of commissioning cultural organisations Continue reading

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How can councils better support the local voluntary sector?

Paul Streets from Lloyds Bank Foundation discusses a new report on the experience of small charities in local public service commissioning Continue reading

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Youth volunteering – do we need a new focus?

Matthew Linning from Volunteer Scotland discusses how research in Scotland shows differences in volunteering rates between young people from different backgrounds Continue reading

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Realising the value of the voluntary sector in health and care

Don Redding from National Voices discusses the importance of the voluntary sector in health and care Continue reading

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Exploring the experience of volunteers and paid staff in hospices, using LEGO® Serious Play®

Liz Dixon from the University of Huddersfield on the use of LEGO® models to help focus discussion with hospice staff and volunteers about their experiences. Continue reading

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A life-changing experience: the Young Core Leaders programme

Gavin McAlister took part in the Young Core Leaders of Civil Society programme earlier this year. He reflects on his experience and why you should apply this year. Continue reading

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Skills-based volunteering: Benefits for all involved

Graham Frankland of the Skills Exchange Alliance discusses the benefits of skills-based volunteering Continue reading

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Voting and public opinion: What you need to know

The more we understand how the public opinion works the better we can influence. Phillip Cowley sheds light on some of our more unusual voting trends. Continue reading

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