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Come and join us! We’re recruiting for a Director of Partnerships
We’re recruiting for a brand new role as Director of Partnerships here at CfEY. We’re looking for somebody to lead our income generation strategy and take overall responsibility for our approach to influence. We’d like to find someone who has a proven track record in raising money and who will relish the opportunity to be…
What works to tackle mental health inequalities in higher education?
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, The Centre for Education and Youth (CfEY) launched a new report on ‘What works to tackle mental health inequalities in higher education’, with the Centre for Transforming Access and Student Outcomes (TASO). For this work, we conducted a large-scale evidence review alongside a mixed-methods sector consultation, discussing themes…
Making youth work work: reflecting on policy and practice
While studying for my degree in youth and community work, I worked part-time as a Teaching Assistant, spending my time going between university, schools and youth clubs. Years later, one of the attractions of working at The Centre for Education and Youth (CfEY) was the space it occupied – education and youth – understanding that…
Schools White Paper: what behavioural science can add to the ‘Parent Pledge’
One of the commitments in the recent Schools White Paper that generated plenty of discussions was the so-called “Parent Pledge”. This White Paper commitment takes what most schools already do (using assessment to identify pupils falling behind in core subjects, and informing parents about the actions taking place), and attempts to build an expectation of…
The Future of Tutoring – 7 Key Questions That We Need Your Help Answering
Recent announcements by the government makes one thing very clear. The third year of the National Tutoring Programme will look very different to the first and second. But the real question is how different should tutoring in schools look like after the National Tutoring Programme (NTP)? Our latest research sets out to answer this question….
Waving bye to CfEY
Today I’m moving on from the Centre for Education and Youth. Reassured by all the research I’ve done over the years on how people formulate and pursue their occupational aspirations, and how it’s normal for our plans for the future to sometimes be loosely defined or unclear, I’m embracing the fact that I don’t currently…
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