What is the social impact of the expenditure on the Cadet Forces. Second interim report 2018.

Meanu Bajwa-Patel, Simon Denny, Richard Hazenberg, Toa Giroletti, Asteria Brylka

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report


This is the second interim annual report from a four-year longitudinal study of
the social impact resulting from the Ministry of Defence’s expenditure on cadets. The key themes covered by this report relate to Social Mobility and cadets’ attendance, behaviour, and attitude at school. The report includes the views of schools, Ofsted and Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs) on the benefits of cadets. In addition, this report comments on findings on the value and contribution of adult volunteers, cadets’ health and wellbeing including special educational needs and disability, and the role which cadets can play in improving community cohesion. The report is based on data gathered from 202 in-depth interviews and 3,753 responses to questionnaires
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Northampton Institute of Social Innovation and Impact
Number of pages44
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2018

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  • Impacts

    Providing evidence of the social impact of Cadet Forces in schools, leading to the continuation of the Cadet Expansion Programme

    Manpreet Bajwa-Patel (Principal Investigator), Richard Hazenberg (Co-Investigator) & Simon Denny (Co-Investigator)

    Impact: Public policy impacts, Social impacts, 03: Good Health and Well-Being (UN SDG), 04: Quality Education (UN SDG), 10: Reduced Inequalities (UN SDG)


    • 1 Invited talk

    The Value of the Cadet Forces in Wales

    Simon Denny (Speaker) & Richard Hazenberg (Speaker)

    11 Mar 2020

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsInvited talkResearch

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