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October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Sir Peter Lampl, Founder and Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, comments on OFFA’s report calling for fundamental changes in widening participation.

Pupils miss out on life skills

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

There is a big mismatch between pupil take-up of extra-curricular activities in secondary schools – activities that could help develop the life skills regarded as essential by employers - and what teachers say their school is offering.

Response to PM on tuition fees

October 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Sir Peter Lampl, Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, responded to Prime Minister Theresa May's announcements today on tuition fees, including plans to raise the repayment threshold, freeze fees and have a wider review of student finance.

Childcare plan won’t help social mobility

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The government’s scheme to give working parents 30 hours of free childcare could harm social mobility by widening the gap in school readiness between disadvantaged children and their more advantaged peers, according to our new report.

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Addressing the early years challenge

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Laura Barbour, Early Years lead at the Sutton Trust, was invited to discuss the impact of early years policy on social mobility by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on nursery schools and nursery classes.

Lessons for life

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

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.

Education at the conferences

October 5th, 2017|0 Comments

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.

Lessons in early years policy

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

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.

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