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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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19/04/2017

Helping social leaders take back control

What kind of training is worth a day of a charity leader’s time? This is the question we at Impetus-PEF asked ourselves when developing the training for the Impact for Growth strand of the Impact Management Programme.

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21/03/2017

Chancellor’s only half right on technical education

Philip Hammond has come in for so much stick for his budget that he might be grateful for some faint praise. So here it is: he’s half right on technical education.

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06/03/2017

My apprenticeship, in my own words…

To mark National Apprenticeship Week our Policy and Communications Apprentice, Rianna King shares her story. Rianna joined Impetus-PEF in October 2016 and is completing a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship.

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