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.
Vanessa Joshua on Woman’s Hour
Vanessa Joshua joins BBC Woman’s Hour to talk about her journey from exclusion to education policy research. Listen here:
Assistive Technology – How can we make it more accessible?
Last year, The Centre for Education and Youth produced a film about vision impairment. Although I had worked with a blind pupil for a year when I was an English teacher (one of the fiercest, funniest young women I’ve ever met), I didn’t understand much about assistive technology. My pupil was confident and independent when…
CfEY calls on Minister for Women and Equalities to respect and protect the right of trans young people
We have written to Liz Truss, Minister for Women and Equalities today to raise concerns following recent comments that we believe will have negative impact on transgender young people across the country. At CfEY we believe that all young people should be able to make a fulfilling transition to adulthood; this must include ensuring dignity…
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…
Business as (un)usual: Moving learning online with the Oak National Academy
From small acorns mighty oaks grow When the Prime Minister announced that schools would be closed due to the coronavirus it left parents wondering how they would manage and teachers scrambling to get to grips with remote learning. But out of the chaos emerged one of the most impressive initiatives we’ve seen during the pandemic:…