Children and young people

Save the Children – Research into early language development (2015)

Arad was commissioned by Save the Children to undertake an analysis of Wales-level data on children’s literacy and numeracy levels. The analysis formed part of a Save the Children publication on children’s literacy and numeracy in Wales. The report, entitled ‘Ready to Read: Closing the gap in early language skills Read more →

Welsh Government – Evaluation of Youth Work in Schools (2015)

Arad has been commissioned by the Welsh Government to undertake an evaluation of youth work in schools across Wales. The aim of the project is to assess the impact of current youth work being undertaken in schools and how it is addressing issues relating to young people NEETs, social inclusion Read more →

Welsh Government – Review of Practice – Flying Start (2014)

Arad was commissioned to undertake two research projects relating to the Early Language Development strand of the Flying Start programme. The first project was a Review of Practice in the Implementation of the Early Language Development (ELD) Support Element within Flying Start. This will include fieldwork with Flying Start partnerships Read more →

Department for Employment and Learning of Northern Ireland – Research on developing a tracking system for young people (2012-13)

Arad examined the potential of developing a tracking system for young people across Northern Ireland as part of the Department for Employment and Learning’s Strategy for Young People NEET, ‘Pathways to Success’.  The project included a literature review of international approaches to tracking young people NEET and disengaged. A series Read more →

WRAP Stakeholder Engagement

Arad has been commissioned by WRAP to carry out a stakeholder engagement process to collect the views of re-use organisations on the proposal to establish a re-use network for Wales.This work forms part of the Welsh Government’s Waste Prevention Programme.