Ioannis Costas Batlle

Ioannis Costas Battle is a Lecturer in Education at the University of Bath, with expertise in young people's education within charities, out-of-school school activities, and youth groups. Coming from an interdisciplinary background, his research focuses on educational theory, psychology, sociology, and social and educational policy. Using this interdisciplinary approach, his academic work explores how UK sports charities support disadvantaged young people's development.

Obsessively auditing charities stops them from doing their job

A growing culture of measurement is obliging charities to shift their resources from front-line services towards providing painstaking justifications for all their actions.