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Lessons for life

With increasing pressure on young people around exams, and regular restructuring of GCSEs and A levels, it is easy to focus on academic results as the primary consideration for a young person’s success in life. But education is, and should be, about a lot more than that.

2017-10-12T09:56:16+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Education at the conferences

Javneet Ghuman, Parliamentary and Public Affairs Officer, rounds up this year’s party conference season, highlighting the key moments and the main education policy announcements.

2017-10-05T12:51:44+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Lessons in early years policy

Conor Ryan, in a, blog on the lessons from today’s early years policy review, argues that while extended access to childcare may do a lot to help the labour market and working mothers, it may make it harder to improve social mobility through such early interventions.

2017-10-11T16:40:57+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Homework lessons from PISA

Dr John Jerrim highlights four lessons from his Sutton Trust report today that PISA has told us about out-of-school learning activities in Year 11.

2017-10-11T16:43:01+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Summer in the States

Shona Brown, Trust Coordinator, shares her photo diary from this year’s US Programme summer school.

2017-09-01T10:59:08+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Opportunity knocks

Molly Vann gets a taste of university life at our summer school and discovers a world of opportunities. 

2017-08-30T14:11:45+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Meeting tomorrow’s lawyers

Claire Maton, Programmes Manager, meets some inspiring and well-informed students at our recent annual Pathways to Law conference.

2017-08-30T06:36:22+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|
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