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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957

Closing the attainment gap: lessons in action

Date: | Posted by: James Teasdale

Date: February 28 2018

Posted by: James Teasdale

 

The Young Academy, since 2014, has played a key role in supporting over 50 innovative approaches working to close the attainment gap. Read about how they are putting into practice many of the Education Endowment Foundation’s recommendations to tackle educational inequality.

Meet Maria Morgan, Kineara Executive Director

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Date: February 27 2018

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Maria Morgan, Kineara 

“We want it to be in minds of housing associations and private landlords that evictions are costly and that this intervention can be both cost-saving as well as helping to tackle the homelessness crisis.”

Young Academy Accelerator now open for applications!

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Date: February 22 2018

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We are now accepting applications for the Young Academy Accelerator Spring/Summer 2018. You could be part of the sixth cohort of The Young Foundation’s flagship Accelerator programme providing support for innovative education ventures. The free programme will run in London from April to July. Apply now!

How relationships change the world and where to go with what we know

Date: | Posted by: David Robinson (LSE)

Date: February 06 2018

Posted by: David Robinson (LSE)

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“We network and transact now more than ever but meaningful time together is being systematically displaced by fast and shallow connections”. David Robinson, writes for us on how to make meaningful relationships the ‘central operating principle’ in the run-up to the launch of our Community Wellbeing Index in partnership with the Co-op UK and his forthcoming talk on this at LSE.