Improving impact

Improve monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities to develop a shared understanding of what works.

Why this pledge matters:

Through more organisations evaluating the impact of their programmes, we will build a better evidence base to identify what delivers the greatest impact. 

Ambition of the pledge:

Develop and share an understanding of what works to drive continuous improvement and increase investment in activities with proven, evidence-based impact.

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To meet this pledge you should:

Ways you could meet the pledge:

Resources that can help you with this pledge: 

Calculating reach for STEM engagement activities

In order to know the impact and value of STEM engagement activities we need to know who we are impacting on, and how many people we have reached.

Recorded webinar - Proportionate evaluation



This guide describes some of the benefits and challenges of using qualitative approaches in evaluation, as well as some things to consider when planning to use qualitative methods.

EngineeringUK webinar: Impact framework for engineering outreach

EngineeringUK guide to evaluations with young people

EngineeringUK guide to evaluating using surveys

EngineeringUK Measures Bank: example questions that can be included in programme evaluations

EngineeringUK measures bank tutorial video

Case study about how SSE addressed the improving impact pledge

Case study about how Aldermans Tooling addressed the improving impact pledge

EngineeringUK theory of change webinar: part 1 (part 2 coming soon)

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