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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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What works to reduce equality gaps in employment and employability?

The Centre for Education and Youth are delighted to publish ‘What works to reduce equality gaps in employment and employability‘ in partnership with the Education Policy Institute and TASO. Our research, running from December 2021 to March 2022, set out with three aims: Understand the labour market outcomes for graduates from disadvantaged backgrounds (e.g. students…

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Aesop had it right: reflections from my time at CfEY

This year I got a civil partnership and became a parent for the first time (mandatory baby pic, below). To complete a trinity of life events, I’ve got a new job as an Associate Director at the research consultancy SQW where, alongside continuing my work in education, I will contribute to work in health, social…

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Levelling Up Tutoring – How can tutoring best contribute to closing England’s attainment gap in schools by 2030?

The Centre for Education and Youth are excited to announce the launch of our hotly anticipated report, ‘Levelling Up Tutoring – How can tutoring best contribute to closing England’s attainment gap in schools by 2030?‘ The report focuses on the government’s flagship covid recovery policy – The National Tutoring Programme (NTP). Collecting evidence on schools’,…

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What works to tackle mental health inequalities in higher education?

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, The Centre for Education and Youth (CfEY) launched a new report on ‘What works to tackle mental health inequalities in higher education’, with the Centre for Transforming Access and Student Outcomes (TASO). For this work, we conducted a large-scale evidence review alongside a mixed-methods sector consultation, discussing themes…

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Making youth work work: reflecting on policy and practice

While studying for my degree in youth and community work, I worked part-time as a Teaching Assistant, spending my time going between university, schools and youth clubs. Years later, one of the attractions of working at The Centre for Education and Youth (CfEY) was the space it occupied – education and youth – understanding that…

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