A selection of studies have looked at the impact the Speakeasy course has on parents, children and the wider community.
Speakeasy in Scotland (2011)
An evaluation of the three year Speakeasy project in Scotland. Includes analysis of how parents have shared their learning and evidence of changing attitudes towards sexual health in young people whose parents have taken the course.
Impact and outcome evaluation: analytical themes from repeat interviews with parents who attended a Speakeasy course (2009)
Repeat interviews over a five year period with a group of Speakeasy parents which show the enduring impact of the learning. The report provides numerous examples of how the learning has been put into practice including examples of the impact on children’s behaviour.
Understanding the effects of the Speakeasy course a control group comparison (2009)
This study explored the difference in confidence and knowledge between a group of parents who completed a Speakeasy course compared to a similar group who did not take a Speakeasy course.
Evaluation of the effects of the Bradford Speakeasy course (2008)
A detailed study of the effects of Speakeasy in an area where the course has been rolled out successfully.
Evaluation of the effects of the Birmingham Speakeasy course (2008)
An analysis of interviews with parents and children who attended a Birmingham Speakeasy course.