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07/03/2018

Valuing apprenticeships means giving the Apprenticeship Levy a chance

The bad press surrounding the Apprenticeship Levy is hiding the positive prospects it provides for disadvantaged young people to access and progress to higher level apprenticeships and job, as Maria Neophytou explains

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06/03/2018

My apprenticeship: one year on

It's a year to the day that Rianna King shared what it was like to be our first ever apprentice. In this blog she reflects on her experience.

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30/01/2018

Our priorities for new Education Secretary Damian Hinds

As the dust settles on the Cabinet reshuffle, here are three priorities for new Education Secretary, Damian Hinds.

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24/08/2017

Time to shift the results day spotlight

A lot of the media surrounding exam results day focuses on the achievements of pupils at the top end of the ability or privilege spectrum. Our charity partner, Action Tutoring, shares some insights from their students.

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23/06/2017

Delivering university access for all – what the evidence says

The new universities’ regulator Professor Sir Michael Barber prioritised improved access to university in his speech, but how do we deliver access for all regardless of background? In this joint blog, three leading charities, experienced in opening opportunities for disadvantaged young people, provide their assessment.

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19/05/2017

Evidence-based policy puts breakfast on the menu

The general election snapped, crackled and popped into life this morning with the Conservative manifesto backing the old adage that ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’.

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