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Our Programmes

We believe that all young people should have the chance to explore their future options regardless of their background, gender, ethnicity or where they live. This is why we run our programmes. We want you to live on a university campus, explore university subjects, take part in work experience and find out what your future could hold.

Latest Research

Best in Class 2018 Research

April 19, 2018 The Sutton Trust

The Sutton Trust commissioned surveys of teachers and school leaders in England and the United States looking at attitudes to evidence, how targeted money for less well-off pupils is spent, and teacher perceptions of charter schools and academy trusts.

Stop Start

April 5, 2018 George Smith, Kathy Sylva, Pam Sammons, Teresa Smith, with Aghogho Omonigho

The latest research for the Trust from Prof Kathy Sylva, Prof Pam Sammons and their team at the University of Oxford analyses the decline, adaptation and struggle of Sure Start children’s centres across England.

The Lost Part-Timers

March 15, 2018 Claire Callender, John Thompson

Prof Claire Callender and John Thompson investigate the decline in part-time students in England and the effect this has had on social mobility. 

Our News

Best in Class 2018 Blog

April 19th, 2018|

Research Manager Carl Cullinane reports on key discussion points from the Best in Class 2018 summit hosted in partnership with Carnegie Corporation.

Academy leaders sceptical about academy freedoms

April 19th, 2018|

New teacher polling shows nearly half academy leaders are sceptical about academy freedoms and schools are increasingly using pupil premium to plug wider gaps.

Democratising apprenticeship access

April 12th, 2018|

Euan Blair, CEO of WhiteHat, explains why apprenticeships should be a real alternative to a degree and what they’re doing to make this happen