News and Blog

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Brightside Staffing Update

13 Mar 2020
Anand Shukla to step down as Chief Executive of Brightside. Laura Gray appointed as Chief Executive.

Understanding and evaluating the impact of online mentoring – what next?

28 Feb 2020
Brightside Head of Programmes, Laura Gray, reflects on Brightside’s impact management journey to date and sets out plans for the future

Behind the headlines – what our HEAT data is telling us

24 Feb 2020
Brightside Head of Finance, Rachel who leads on impact measurement, unpicks the findings from the first analysis of the long term outcomes of online mentoring.

National Mentoring Day: Inspirational Volunteers

25 Oct 2019
Alison Langley and her son Ryan explain why they are passionate about their roles as Brightside Mentors for National Mentoring Day.

The power of online mentoring

24 Oct 2019
Brightside's CEO Anand Shukla explains the importance of online mentoring for today's generation of young people.

Five lessons from our impact audit

06 Jun 2019
Brightside Head of Finance Rachel Pigott describes how an external analysis of our evaluation data is helping us to achieve our charitable mission to help young people.

How Moodle helps Brightside to deliver responsive, innovative e-learning projects

15 May 2019
Brightside Content Editor Mark Taylor describes our newest e-learning projects and how free, open-source software helps us innovate efficiently.

Theory of Change workshop

17 Apr 2019
Sign up for our workshop on how to develop a Theory of Change for Access and Participation Plans on Friday 17th May in London.

Working with FE colleges

10 Apr 2019
Brightside Project Manager Tom Greenidge describes the launch of our mentoring project with Pathways at Northampton College, and shares advice on the best ways to get FE students onboard and engaged with projects.

New partnership to help young people build essential skills

20 Mar 2019
We’re excited to be joining the Skills Builder Partnership, which brings together educators, employers and other skills-building organisations around a common language and approach to help young people develop eight essential skills they need to succeed.

Brightside and the Gatsby Benchmarks

04 Mar 2019
For National Careers Week, Brightside Project Manager Chris Mattinson explains how our mentoring projects can help schools to meet the Gatsby Good Career Guidance Benchmarks.

Joint statement on the Evidence and Impact Exchange

28 Feb 2019
Brightside and other social mobility charities welcome the announcement of a new 'What Works Centre' to promote access, success and progression in higher education for underrepresented groups of students.
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