The significance of research cannot be understated
Amazing work often takes place in the voluntary sector, but the process for recording success is often only anecdotal. This can result in good work being lost only to be reinvented at a later stage. We firmly believe that theory and practice should be intertwined so as to inform best practice and ensure progress.
Our commitment to
Our commitment to research into our own work has helped us to understand the learning journey, provide evidence of impact or change which in turn informs the practice moving forward. Theory and practice in our view must always be the same therefore we are committed to building solid relationships with renowned academic centres where knowledge exchange can take place.
Below are some of the papers that Sporting Communities feature in.
We proud ourselves in demonstrating our impact and social return on
investments through our reports and infographics.
If you would like support in demonstrating your success email our Insight and Evaluation Officer.
This methodology has resulted in building relationships with several institutions such as Durham University, Oxford Brookes University as well as Loughborough University. Our publications with these centres of learning enshrine our philosophy and practice into theoretical text, providing empirical evidence for policy makers and strategic planners alike to reference in their own professions.