Our Impact

An independent external evaluation in 2019 gathered evidence of outcomes from young people, teachers, parents, principals, facilitators and state officials over the last 4 years. It found that Taqaddam was having a positive impact on many core strengths and skills related to young people’s personal lives, position in society and future work prospects.

Unique: One of few initiatives focusing on soft skills, blending formal and non-formal education and addressing young people’s social as well as personal development

Relevant: Taqaddam’s outcomes respond to clear need and demand, and to a demographic window of opportunity

Sustainable: Taqaddam is a deeply personal initiative that carries lifelong value for students and teachers

Innovative: Through pioneering innovative approaches, Taqaddam is helping to shape the life skills conversation in the MENA region.