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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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New research by CfEY and UCL featured in The Times

The Times has reported on new analysis by UCL’s Institute of Education and The Centre for Education and Youth, highlighting our call for a radical new approach to school league tables that could provide fairer ranking for schools and more reliable information for parents. The analysis by Professor John Jerrim of UCL’s Institute of Education…


Accountability Reformed: The case for multi-year measures

Professor John Jerrim (UCL Institute of Education) and Loic Menzies (The Centre for Education and Youth) School league tables produced every year by the Department for Education currently only use a single year of test score data in the headline measure. This means schools get labelled with terms such as “above” and “below” average based…

Building youth social action in your community

We’re very excited to share a new online toolkit, launching today, that will enable schools and colleges to use Youth Social Action to provide quality careers education. The Youth Social Action toolkit has been created by The Careers and Enterprise Company, the #iWill campaign and The Centre for Education and Youth.   What is youth…


Big questions over the quality of alternative provision

New analysis by The Centre for Education and Youth reveals that previous research may have underestimated the proportion of our most vulnerable and challenging pupils educated in grade 3 or 4 settings. Until now, figures have generally referred to the proportion of institutions judged good or outstanding. Figure four from State-funded schools inspections and outcomes as at…


Are you a primary teacher? Do you have thoughts about #careers #education? Fill in our survey and share your ideas:

We are working with the @CareerEnt to create an online platform for primary career related learning. Your response will help to shape it!