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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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Taking Back Curriculum Control

Taking Back Curriculum Control CfEY has been delighted to support our wonderful founder and ex-CEO Loic Menzies with a new IPPR evidence review on tensions in our school system, supported by Big Change and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. Balancing Act sought to answer three connected questions: How can school systems fairly and effectively assess young…

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Mapping local school collaborations – Billy Huband-Thompson writes for TES about CfEY’s new map of local school collaborations

CfEY Associate, Billy Huband-Thompson, has written an article for TES about CfEY’s new map of local school collaborations. He argues that in the context of the government’s levelling up agenda and ambition to have all schools in multi-academy trusts (MATs), we must recognise the existing local infrastructure that schools have helped to develop. The interactive map,…


Map of local school collaborations

The Centre for Education and Youth is creating England’s first-ever visual interactive map to show how schools collaborate with each other, and how each local authority in the country supports school improvement. As well as being practically useful to school leaders and others, we hope the data contributes to a national conversation about place-based education…