StreetGames case study
Launched in 2010, Get into Football (GIF) is a Football Association-led programme aimed at increasing adult participation. The programme is changing the way that football provides opportunities for people to take part in the game on a regular basis. This paper highlights what has been successful in the programme so far and what the challenges are for the future.
StreetGames has a dedicated research and knowledge team which:
Analyses rates of participation and engagement in sport to explore the differentials across socio-economic groups.
Explores and analyses participation trends amongst young people from lower socio-economic groups within specific sports
Commissions and reviews specific research studies aimed at exploring attitudes and motivations towards sport and physical activity amongst young people from lower socio-economic groups
Identifies and prepares briefing papers and good practice case studies in doorstep sport to share the learning of ‘what works’.