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Explore our varied research via the reports listed below.

The Spalding Method: an evaluation for the Baytree Centre, Brixton (2010)

A study conducted by Dr Greg Brooks and Dr Maxine Burton to evaluate the impact of the Baytree Centre's application of the Spalding Method to teaching female adult learners reading, writing and spelling and improving their confidence in using English. The Baytree Centre is a Wonder Foundation partner in Lambeth, UK.

Integration Green Paper: Wonder's Written Response – Consultation Response

Read our response to the Government's 2018 Integration Green Paper.

Easier Transitions: Helping Young People Across Europe Get into Work – Research Report

Easier Transitions developed support for young people and the people who work with them as they move from education into adult life. This report explores the gap between what young people learn at school and what is expected of them in the workplace, and how volunteering makes the transition into the world of work a lot easier.

Knowing Me, Knowing You: Europe-level Policy: Erasmus Exchanges – Policy Report

This 2017-18 Erasmus+ funded programme, 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', encouraged young people to think about how to make migrants feel more welcome in Europe. This policy aims to improve the accessibility of the Erasmus Programme to reach as many young people as possible (available also in locally-adapted Spanish and Slovenian versions).

Knowing Me, Knowing You: National-level Policy: Citizenship Service – Policy Report

This 2017-18 Erasmus+ funded programme, 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', encouraged young people to think about how to make migrants feel more welcome in Europe. This policy proposal believes that widening the age cohort for the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme to 16 to 29-year olds will enhance social integration between the British white majority, ethnic minorities and migrant groups (available also in locally-adapted Spanish and Slovenian versions).

Knowing Me, Knowing You: Local-level Policy: Children's Centres – Policy Report

This 2017-18 Erasmus+ funded programme, 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', encouraged young people to think about how to make migrants feel more welcome in Europe. This policy shows why it would be an investment to revitalise these centres and utilise the existing infrastructure to provide universal English language learning classes (available also in locally-adapted Spanish and Slovenian versions)

Annual Report, 2016-17

A summary of our work empowering women and girls through education in the tax year 2016-17

Current Research: How Migrant Women Learn English

We are looking to learn more about the types of English language learning on offer to women, both accredited, formal, informal, and non-formal, so as to understand not only what helps women to learn English, but what gives them the confidence to use it and be empowered in their lives. We are particularly interested in hearing from those with an interest in women’s-only provision.

Women in Kazakhstan: insight report

Wonder's Jans Mynbayeva examines the economic and rights-based context of women's vocational training in Kazakhstan, and explores how WONDER partner KFCSED* is responding to these challenges to empower disadvantaged young women.

Women Breaking the English Barrier – Research Report

Speaking English is essential for integration, empowerment and economic opportunity in the UK. Wonder's 2016 research report reveals that vulnerable refugee women living here in the UK face significant barriers to learning the language and provides recommendations to the government to meet the complex needs of refugee and migrant women in order to support their personal development and integration into society.

English: the gateway to wellbeing

Raising awareness of the need for and value of continuing migrant women’s education and empowerment in London.

How confident are healthcare professionals in addressing FGM?

Dr Raheal Gabrasadig was awarded a WONDER research grant to support her study "Female genital mutilation: Knowledge, training and experience of healthcare professionals at a London Hospital". The study shows that around 3/4 of healthcare professionals face barriers that prevent healthcare professionals from speaking to patients about FGM and that they need and want more training.

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Risk in Westminster - Wonder report

The Wonder Foundation has published our first report, ‘Estimating FGM Prevalence in Westminster’. The report reveals that an estimated 770 Westminster schoolgirls aged between 3-18 may be at risk of FGM. Furthermore, over 40% of the girls identified as being at risk are from countries where FGM is practised as a universal norm.

Annual Report, 2015-16

A summary of our work empowering women and girls through education in the tax year 2015-16.

Annual report, 2014-15

A summary of our work empowering women and girls through education in the tax year 2014-15.

Annual report, 2013-14

A summary of our work empowering women and girls through education in the tax year 2013-14, when we first became a charity.