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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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Parent Voice 2022

We are delighted to share a new report for Parentkind, which draws on a large national survey to understand parents’ experience of their children’s education. The Parent Voice 2022 survey asked parents what they think about school funding, cost of living, parental engagement in education and wider school life, and mental health, among other pressing…

News & Events

Happy New Year from The Centre for Education and Youth!

The CfEY team are now back and busy at our desks following the end-of-year festivities. We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday period! 2023 is gearing up to be an exciting year already, with lots to look forward to. Here are some updates from the team on things to watch out for in the coming months…. Training…

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Leaving CfEY

After seven fantastic years @TheCfEY, I’m leaving with mixed emotions. I’m excited about the future and my plans to focus more on helping to improve SEND practice and policy, but at the same time I’m sad to leave. I’ll look back on my time at CfEY with joy and pride. A huge thank you to…


Catalysing Social Emotional Learning in Schools in England

Today CfEY has launched a new report with Impetus, where we examine the current state of social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools in England. In “Catalysing Social Emotional Learning in Schools in England”, we set out to understand how policy can create enabling environments to ensure that SEL thrives across our school system, especially benefiting young…


West Somerset Opportunity Area (WSOA) Synthesis Report for Years 1-4

Between February and August 2022 we worked with the West Somerset Opportunity Area to synthesis existing and new data relating the progress made against objectives in West Somerset in the first four years of Opportunity Area funding. The report sheds light on the unique experience of implementing national policy in a rural, geographically isolated locality….