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Education in England: annual report 2019

This report from the UK think tank Education Policy Institute looks at progress in closing the disadvantage

The decline of small schools and village schools

This report from the UK think tank Onward looks at the decline of small schools and village

School choice around the world

This report from the UK think tank IEA looks at the lessons we can learn from school

Human capital

While most studies of automation have focused on the number of jobs at risk from robots, this

Leading skills – policies for strong leadership in Further Education colleges (part 2)

This report from the UK think tank Social Market Foundation argues that a shift in mindset is

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By Toby Young

Across British politics, there is a recognition that technical and vocational education has been badly neglected. The Government has recently…

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By Philippa Stroud; Stephen Brien

The generation currently finishing their education has great potential. However, their ability to realise their potential is being threatened. Though…

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By Jon Andrews

The Education Policy Institute has published a new paper analysing the government’s claim that “there are now 1.9 million more…

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By Tom Richmond

In the mid-1990s there was no detectable grade inflation, with 7 per cent of students awarded a First. Over the…

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By Jon Andrews

Academies have been a controversial element of the school system since their introduction, representing one of the biggest changes in…

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By Various Authors

This report provides new estimates of total spending by the government on children in England, including benefits, education spending, services…

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By Various Authors

In this research, we use a new dataset of school, university and tax records created by the Department for Education…

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By Ian Wybron

Despite more opportunities than ever for young people to gamble, particularly online, tools to help prevent gambling harms are not…

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By Tom Sasse; Dr Catherine Haddon

This report sets out how government can improve the way it uses academic evidence and expertise in forming policy. Policy…

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