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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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29/03/2020

The #Coronavirus kids – Youth Employment in the #StayHome age

Sam Windett: Regardless of how the pandemic plays out, there are three key areas we should build on for young people and employment.

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09/03/2020

Resurgo's Jo Rice: Data and the haunting questions that keep a good charity CEO up at night

Thanks to Impetus' Youth Job Gap series, Resurgo have been able to benchmark the performance of their Spear programme, supporting NEET young people into sustained employment, with a base case of what might have happened without their work.

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