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Talent Match Evaluation

Talent Match was a Big Lottery £108 million investment to tackle youth unemployment in 21 areas of England. It was targeting young people who were furthest from the jobs market, including those who are completely outside of the benefits, work and training system and facing severe barriers to gaining the skills they needed to get into work.

The aims of the evaluation and learning contract were:

To track the success of the programme and projects within into identify what works well, for whom and in what circumstances to share learning and improve practice.

Final project outputs include:

IER Project Team Member

Principal Investigator: Anne Green
Gaby Atfield
Sally-Anne Barnes
Duncan Adam

Project Duration

January 2013 - November 2019

Project Funder

Big Lottery Fund (IER is
part of a consortium led by the Centre for Regional Economic and Social