May 22, 2010

Volunteering – The Business Case: The Benefits of Corporate Volunteering Programmes in Education

May 22, 2010

A Report by Research Agency Corporate Citizenship (Andrew Wilson and Francesca Hicks), Commissioned by the City of London Sixteen large, private-sector companies took part in this study, which was designed to assess the impact of education volunteering on the employees themselves. The study drew on the accounts of 546 corporate volunteers and some of their […]

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June 19, 2009

Time to Read – A Ten Year Review

June 19, 2009

A report by Michael Arlow, commissioned by Business in the Community The Time to Read programme recruits volunteers from business to give children from deprived backgrounds one-to-one help with literacy skills. This review uses several evaluations and surveys to assess whether the programme has made a contribution to the development of children. The report brings […]

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January 22, 2007

A Follow-Up Randomised Controlled Trial Evaluation of the Effects of Business in the Community’s Time To Read Mentoring Programme

January 22, 2007

A report by Sarah Miller, Paul Connolly and Lisa Maguire, commissioned by the Centre for Effective Education, Queen’s University Belfast The research reported here follows from the 2009 Ten Year Review of ‘Time to Read’, a programme involving employee volunteers going on a regular basis into Northern Ireland primary schools to hear children read. ¬†That […]

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