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21/03/2017

Chancellor’s only half right on technical education

Philip Hammond has come in for so much stick for his budget that he might be grateful for some faint praise. So here it is: he’s half right on technical education.

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06/03/2017

My apprenticeship, in my own words…

To mark National Apprenticeship Week our Policy and Communications Apprentice, Rianna King shares her story. Rianna joined Impetus-PEF in October 2016 and is completing a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship.

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08/02/2017

2016 – not all bad!

2016 – not all bad! What’s the first word you think of when you look back on 2016? I can hazard a guess – ‘uncertain’, ‘tumultuous’, maybe ‘historic’, maybe something less polite! But for me the word is ‘inspiring’.

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05/12/2016

Getting to know Impact Management

Over three years ago Impetus-PEF took the decision to support charities to get much better at the services they deliver – to master impact management.

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08/11/2016

Transparency is an open goal for charities

Sepp Blatter, Qatar, Big Sam. I don’t need to say any more to show that football and transparency aren’t exactly easy bedfellows these days. So it’s great to see a football charity, Street League, leading the way on transparency.

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15/08/2016

Why TeachFirst are right – pupils need to learn about university early

A report released from TeachFirst today urges universities to spend their funds for widening access on teaching primary school children about university or poorer pupils will miss out. Our CEO, Andy, shares his thoughts on their report.

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