• Children and young people
• International development
• Technology

Microsoft YouthSpark

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YouthSpark is a flagship programme of Microsoft Philanthropies that aims to enable young people around the world to learn digital and computer science skills. 

Just Economics was commissioned to evaluate the extent to which YouthSpark is achieving its mission and objectives. Using qualitative methods, over 100 stakeholders were engaged and site visits were conducted in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia. The evaluation was commissioned to feed into Microsoft's strategic planning process and to inform its future strategy for YouthSpark.

Focus areas

  • Children and young people

  • Climate change and environment

  • Housing and homelessness

  • Health, disability and wellbeing

  • Technology

  • Education, employment and economic development

  • Poverty

  • International development

  • Gender

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