Publications

A free lunch

Who should be entitled to free school meals? With the introduction of universal credit to replace several benefits, the Department for Education has recently asked this very question. This policy briefing details our response, including concerns about the quality of data in the future

March 2018

Skills for success

The Government has embarked on a bold programme of skills reform. This policy briefing, based on our submission to the Education Select Committee's inquiry into the quality of apprenticeship and skills training, details how apprenticeships can be a 'ladder of opportunity' for disadvantaged young people.

March 2018

Invested in Empathetic Challenge: A Profile of Impetus-PEF

In the first independent case study written about Impetus-PEF, Leap of Reason commends both our methods and approach to making charities more effective.

September 2017

Youth Jobs Index 2017

Progress in tackling youth unemployment has ground to a halt. Our second Youth Jobs Index has found that the number of young people spending over a year not earning or learning has increased.

June 2017

Life After School: Confronting the crisis

This report reveals the failure to give young people who fail their English and maths GCSEs the first time around with a second chance to succeed – irrespective of their background or their provider. Part of our Life After School campaign.

March 2017

Closing the gap in university access: a response to the DfE Green Paper ‘Schools that work for everyone’

Disadvantaged young people are half as likely to university compared to their better off peers. This briefing explores how universities can help improve school attainment and widen access to university.

December 2016

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