LKMco is now the Centre for Education and Youth! Find out why we changed our name…

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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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…


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…


We are thrilled that we are one of the winners of the @_TheFEA Intrapreneurship Award. Commenting on the award, @y33les talks about his excitement about winning and explains what we will be doing with the award - you can read the full piece here: