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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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We’re looking for Young Experts!

Get paid to make change happen! A part-time, paid opportunity for people aged 16-25 who live, work or study in Buckinghamshire or Sussex. £10.59 p/h (paid monthly, around £1,300 total) Approx. 1.5 days a month January – November 2023 We are looking for young people who have had difficult times and want to use their…


Diversity meets complexity: Supporting Armed Forces young people to thrive in post-16 education

Today CfEY has launched a new report with The Service Children’s Progression Alliance (SCiP), exploring Armed Forces young people’s educational experiences between the ages of 16 and 19 across England, Scotland and Wales. To our knowledge, this is the first report to do so. In ‘Diversity meets complexity: Supporting Armed Forces young people in post-16 education’,…

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We’re recruiting for Junior Associates!

Things continue to be busy with Team CfEY, and we are now recruiting some new Junior Associates! As an organisation that believes that society can do more to ensure all children and young people can make a fulfilling transition to adulthood, there’s still work to do providing the evidence, insight and expertise that policymakers and…

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We’re recruiting for an Operations Officer

We’re recruiting for a brand new role as Operations Officer here at CfEY. We want to hear from people who have a strong aptitude for organisation and want to work in a team dedicated to improving young people’s lives.  You can find the full job description here.  This is a great opportunity to join our…


Area-based partnerships

CfEY’s latest policy investigation focusses on the current and future roles of area-based partnerships. These are local, non-statutory, voluntary partnerships of schools, academies and often (but not always) the local authority, working together to take responsibility for school improvement in an area. If you work or lead in a local authority or local area based…