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01/07/2020

COVID-19, Youth Employment and an Opportunity Guarantee

We knew young people would bear the economic burden of COVID-19. We're calling for an Opportunity Guarantee to ensure they have the choice of an education place, an apprenticeship, or a job.

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03/06/2020

New online tuition pilot launches

Working in partnership with The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), the Sutton Trust, and Nesta, Impetus has launched a new online tuition pilot to support disadvantaged pupils as schools begin to open for more pupils.

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21/05/2020

Young people are bearing the economic burden of coronavirus - protecting their future is a national emergency

Once the medical crisis passes, we cannot afford a five year wait to undo this damage to the lives of people under the age of 25

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05/05/2020

GCSEs: We need a better plan for English and maths

Colleges need more support to help young people pass their GCSE in English and maths, writes Impetus policy and research manager Ben Gadsby.

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02/04/2020

How to square widening participation with student number caps

University policy challenge whack-a-mole: People want a temporary set of student number caps to ensure the university sector survives the loss of international student income. What are the next set of moles that will appear if we take this option?

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31/03/2020

Schools have a new purpose. Here’s how we could fulfil it.

Schools are being asked to take a lead as a front-line service for their communities. Ben Gadsby sets out some big ideas to make that happen

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