Evaluation of the School for Social Entrepreneurs 1997-2007 (pub 2007)

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Richard Murray, Martin Cooper & Lisa Sanfilippo London: New Economics Foundation, June 2007. Freely available online

This report contains the findings of a thorough and public evaluation into the efficacy of the first decade of work undertaken by the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE). Key findings include: 85% of all organisations established whilst at the SSE are still in existence; each SSE fellow creates on average 3 paid jobs and 7 volunteering positions; over 60% reported an increase in turnover after completing the SSE programme with, on average, a five-fold increase; 88% of individuals on the programme experience a growth in confidence and skills to lead their organisation; and 60% agreed that their confidence continued to rise afterwards.

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