Measuring the Impact of Intergenerational projects


This course, the fifth in a series has been written by Dr Ali Somers, Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences, City, University of London and Co-founder of Apples and Honey Nightingale. Ali was the 2019 winner of the Generations United Brabazon Award for Intergenerational Evaluation Research.

The purpose being to introduce you to a range of approaches to measuring the impact of intergenerational projects, while sharing different reasons to why it is important to do this work.

Title: Measuring the Impact of Intergenerational Projects
Duration: 2.5 – 3 hours
Cost: Free to members (click here to read more about becoming a member)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain why impact measurement is useful and valuable (both internally and externally)
  • Explain what a ‘theory of change’ is
  • Design a stakeholder map
  • Identify types of indicators of change and data you can collect
  • Explain what quantitative and qualitative data is
  • Identify lessons learned
  • Tell the story’ of a project they have led or know about.

Please note once you click the link below to register you will be taken to our Moodle training platform which is separate from the GWT website where you will be asked to create another sign in profile.

Please remember your username and password as this is how you will be able to log in and out of the platform. It may be easier for you if you are new to GWT to use the same username and password.

To start this course, sign up for an account (if it’s your first time) or log in to our elearning platform here.

If you are new to intergenerational work we would encourage you to first consider undertaking our introduction courses: What is Intergenerational Work, Planning your Intergenerational Project and Ageism.