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20/06/2018

Professional triathlete, Natalie Seymour takes part in The Impetus-PEF Triathlon

Professional triathlete, Natalie Seymour, has signed up to the Impetus-PEF Triathlon on Saturday 15 September. In this first in a series of blogs, she talks us through what inspired her to join us…

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01/06/2018

Now is not the time to give up on widening participation

A lot of progress has been made on widening participation in higher education. But this may now be under threat. We need to maintain funding and ensure it is directed to what works – our Director of Public Affairs explains how.

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07/03/2018

Valuing apprenticeships means giving the Apprenticeship Levy a chance

The bad press surrounding the Apprenticeship Levy is hiding the positive prospects it provides for disadvantaged young people to access and progress to higher level apprenticeships and jobs, as Maria Neophytou explains

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30/01/2018

Our priorities for new Education Secretary Damian Hinds

As the dust settles on the Cabinet reshuffle, here are three priorities for new Education Secretary, Damian Hinds.

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24/08/2017

Time to shift the results day spotlight

A lot of the media surrounding exam results day focuses on the achievements of pupils at the top end of the ability or privilege spectrum. Our charity partner, Action Tutoring, shares some insights from their students.

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23/06/2017

Delivering university access for all – what the evidence says

The new universities’ regulator Professor Sir Michael Barber prioritised improved access to university in his speech, but how do we deliver access for all regardless of background? In this joint blog, three leading charities, experienced in opening opportunities for disadvantaged young people, provide their assessment.

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