Evaluation of Creu Cyffro

April 2022 – December 2022

Creu Cyffro is an ambitious training programme, funded by the UK Government as part of the Community Renewal Fund. This £1m project is led by Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Trust, and provides training in the creative industries for the people of Merthyr Tydfil, in collaboration with ten industry partners.

Straeon is working with Grow Social Capital CIC to evaluate Creu Cyffro. We are drawing on methods from community media, specifically podcasts, to collect data and disseminate the evaluation findings. We follow an asset-based approach in our methodology, recognising the skills and expertise that exists in the population, and building on these by training participants in community media. Russell from Grow Social Capital wrote this blog about Creu Cyffro and our evaluation.

For more information on our methods please get in touch with ellie@straeon.co.uk.