26th September 2018

September newsletter round-up

This month’s newsletter round-up includes news on two new Stars, newly published research on using Star data with research and evaluation in Early Help services, job vacancies, future Star development as well as upcoming events. Outcomes Star events Triangle are running free events across the country in Brighton, London and Glasgow for service managers and […]

16th July 2018

“Good Help” and the Outcomes Star™

From our experience supporting hundreds of frontline services to use the Star, we know that how services help people matters. We were excited to see the “Good Help” report, which proposes a simple and powerful distinction between ‘Good Help’ and ‘Bad Help.‘ The report harvests the best of current practice in behaviour change programmes alongside a […]

11th April 2018

Social accounting using Outcomes Stars™

A guest blog from Anne Lythgoe, Social Audit Network Understanding the outcomes for the stakeholders in your organisation or service, and how this might create longer term beneficial impacts is the main purpose of using an Outcomes Star. But Outcomes Stars can also be used as part of a framework which helps your organisation better […]

29th March 2018

Behind the scenes with Housing and Care 21

On 15th and 16th March, Triangle spent some time filming in Oldham, UK, at an extra care housing scheme run by Housing and Care 21.    Over the two days, we learnt a lot from residents Dougie, Margaret and Dorothy, and Jodie (Court Manager) and Laura (Support Services Manager), about how the Independent Living Star […]

2nd January 2018

All the news from our 10th anniversary event in London

On 14th November 2017, we marked over 10 years since the publication of the original Outcomes Star for homelessness with a free information and learning event in London, UK. Over 100 people came together on a Tuesday morning, including new faces and people who have been instrumental to the success of the Star s0 far.  […]

31st October 2017

New podcast featuring Joy, one of the creators of the Outcomes Star

ShareImpact is run by social entrepreneur Kat Luckock, to help others tell their social impact stories. Kat makes a regular podcast featuring the women behind innovative businesses and organisations aiming to achieve a social mission.  Her most recent podcast features Joy MacKeith, co-founder and director of Triangle and one of the creators of the Outcomes […]

28th July 2017

Impact Management Programme funding available – sign up by 6 September

Triangle and the Outcomes Star are an approved Provider for the Growth Strand of the Impact Management Programme.  The programme is designed to improve how charities and social enterprises approach impact management, with the Growth strand specifically targeted at organisation who already measure some impact or outcomes data and who would like to grow and scale […]

29th June 2017

Interested in collaborating with Triangle on Star research?

Triangle is looking for organisations to collaborate with on research into versions of the Outcomes Star. We are particularly interested in carrying out psychometric analysis to evidence that the Stars are both valid and reliable measurement tools, but are open to designing the research with you and adding other research questions that are of particular […]

29th June 2017

Introducing Scale Checkers to support accurate Star data

The Outcomes Star Scale Checkers are tools developed by Triangle for organisations using the Outcomes Star, to evaluate how well members of staff understand the Journey of Change and scales for the Star they use. They are designed to be completed by workers who use the Star, have Star licences and who have completed core Star […]

29th June 2017

The Outcomes Star: 10 years of innovation and learning for homelessness and housing

In 2006 the landscape in housing, health and social care looked a little different to today.  Measuring and managing outcomes was becoming a hot topic but the practice was patchy, confusing and not always with the service user in mind.  Working with St Mungo’s to develop an outcomes measuring tool that eventually became the Outcomes […]