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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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‘Speak for Change’ Oracy APPG Inquiry Interim Findings

Today, the Oracy All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has released an interim report which highlights that young people have unequal access to opportunities to develop their oracy skills in schools in England. It emphasises the vital importance of developing students’ confidence and competence in spoken language particularly as the disruption to children’s education over this past…

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Disadvantage in early secondary school

“By year 9 the average disadvantaged pupil has missed 33 days of school – equivalent to a month and a half of schooling, compared to 20 days for other pupils.” Our new report reveals the extent of gaps between disadvantaged pupils and their peers in early secondary school. Working with Manchester Metropolitan University and the…

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Exams 2021: What next?

There has been widespread coverage this week of covid’s impact on exams. This morning (Thursday), the government set out its plans for exams in 2021 including a range of measures to compensate for disruption as well as an expert group to consider additional measures. Commenting on the announcement Loic Menzies said: “This morning’s announcement provides…

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