LKMco is now the Centre for Education and Youth! Find out why we changed our name…

We are the think and action-tank for education and youth

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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Leading under covid: time to ease the strain on schools

Over the course of the Covid-19 crisis, research has repeatedly highlighted worrying trends regarding teachers’ and school leaders’ wellbeing and stress levels. At the start of the crisis, 47% of teachers and school leaders said they drink alcohol to cope with a difficult day and many were drinking more due to lockdown. Headteachers and senior…


Anti-racism at CfEY: Notes on our discussion

The team at The Centre for Education and Youth came together on the 8th of June to talk about events following the killing of George Floyd and the deeper, long-running problem of systemic racism. This is a record of our discussion. We reflected on how we operate as an organisation and considered our short- and…


MAT Performance in Context

In an article published in the British Educational Research Journal last year, Leckie and Goldstein demonstrated what most of us know through instinct and experience: that a broad range of factors play a part in a child’s achievement – including the relative deprivation of the area they live in, their ethnicity, poverty and whether they…


Our proposal for multi-year averages enjoys widespread support amongst school leaders, unions and many policy experts. This new paper by @LoicMnzs and @JohnPeterJerrim and the roundtable that informed it show that the approach is technically feasible.