Step Three : Assess

It’s important to measure your program outcomes. This data can help you determine what’s working and what isn’t.

Step Three Resources

Below you’ll find a framework for measuring outcomes – that is, a way of checking, over time, that those moving through programs are getting closer to meaningful work.

These won’t necessarily help you measure all of your intended outcomes. However they will help you track whether the ten characteristics have been implemented in your program and what kind of outcomes you have achieved as a result.


Providing baseline information.


Assessing immediate outcomes


Final outcome assessment


Evaluating your program’s impact on a young person’s wellbeing

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Step Four : Learn and iterate

Now that you’ve collected data and feedback from staff and program participants, take the time to learn from that data and iterate your program to do what you do even better.


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