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We believe society should ensure all children and young people receive the support they need to make a fulfilling transition to adulthood. We work towards this belief by articulating a vision for a society which does so, inspiring a desire to pursue it and enabling organisations to achieve it.

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CfEY welcomes the new Labour Government

As the first week of the UK’s new government draws to a close, the CfEY team has been reflecting on the changes we hope to see in the future and how our work can support and guide Labour’s next steps. The Labour manifesto includes many promising pledges, but in some areas more clarity or bolder…

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Friday Five: graduate outcomes, attainment gaps, teacher recruitment, early years challenges, free breakfast clubs

1. Graduate earnings up but the gender pay gap increases – findings from the latest LEO data The latest Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) graduate and postgraduate outcomes data has been published, and it paints a mixed picture on the state of employment and earnings outcomes. This latest data drop covers the 2023/22 tax year. First,…


YEF Education and Safeguarding Review

CFEY is delighted to be working with Manchester Metropolitan University to conduct a review of serious youth violence safeguarding practices across schools, college and alternative provision settings in England and Wales. This project is funded by the Youth Endowment Fund (YEF). Background CfEY are committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the support…