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.
Intrapreneurship Award – CfEY to develop new databank
We are delighted to have been successful in securing a Fair Education Alliance ‘Intrapreneurship Award’ to develop a new databank. This new tool will allow us to make better use of our growing archive of interview transcripts, surveys and other data gathered from practitioners, policymakers and young people. CfEY Research Associate Phil Yeeles will lead…
The educational attainment gap has stopped closing but school policies alone cannot create the fair opportunities every child deserves
The Centre for Education and Youth’s Chief Executive, Loic Menzies today responded with concern to new findings from the Education Policy Institute showing that the educational attainment gap between disadvantaged young people and their peers had stopped narrowing. Commenting on the report Loic said: “Today’s report from the Education Policy Institute shows that despite a decade…
What does the ‘New Normal’ mean for Social and Emotional Learning?
We are excited to publish a new report, examining what the ‘New Normal’ means for Social and Emotional Learning. In early 2020, The Centre for Education and Youth and STiR Education decided to jointly host a roundtable, to discuss social and emotional learning (SEL) and its role in preparing children for the future. From this,…
How have #GCSEs2020 affected teachers and students? CfEY’s GCSEs exams seminar
At the Centre for Education and Youth’s #GCSEs2020 seminar, we discussed how teachers and pupils have been affected by this year’s GCSE results. What’s happened? Preparing for our GCSE seminar today was an interesting challenge. After the fiasco surrounding last week’s A-level results and Ofqual’s ‘algoshambles’, GCSE students were told they would receive the highest…
Moving on from CfEY
After a brilliant 3.5 years at the Centre for Education and Youth, I will soon be moving on to start a PhD in Social Policy at the University of Bristol. My PhD will focus on Relationships and Sex Education and discourses around menstruation. As I’ve mentioned in blogs, articles and podcasts over the past few…
How have #Alevels2020 affected teachers and students? CfEY’s A-levels exams seminar
By Alix Robertson and Will Millard What’s happened? Like the weather, this week has been unsettling and at times stormy. Schools closed in March, and exams were cancelled, pulling the rug from beneath school leaders, parents, teachers and most importantly young people across the country. Young people across the UK have just received their A-level…