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INSPIRE: An evaluation of the Sussex Police schools education programme

Publication 7 September 2014

There is relatively little research looking at the views of children and young people about the police but improving confidence and experiences of contact with the police is a priority identified by the Association of Chief Police Officers. Early contact

Keeping in Touch with our Roots: The case for housing associations to build closer links with social enterprises

Publication 21 October 2013

The history of housing associations is rooted in supporting the most vulnerable in society. As their reach has expanded, the challenge has been to stay connected to the communities they serve. Social enterprise and entrepreneurship offers a route for housing

Social Investment in Education

Publication 26 June 2013

A public educational system, free at the point of use, should be our greatest tool for delivering equality of opportunity. But this is not happening. When pupils from poorer backgrounds enter the education system they are already behind their peers. Instead of catching

Nice House, Good Job: Improving educational attainment in West Norfolk

Publication 26 June 2013

The Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk undertook an ambitious programme of action to change the landscape of youth transitions in West Norfolk. The council wanted to equip their young people to leave school with the skills to

The Whats, The Whys and The Hows

Publication 5 April 2013

An introduction to social investment for youth sector organisations. This briefing was prepared as part of the Catalyst Investment Readiness Programme, offered by the Young Foundation. Catalyst was a consortium of four organisations working with the Department for Education as

Who is going to employ me? A resilience intervention for men

Publication 1 February 2013

In 2012-2013 The Young Foundation worked with Mind to develop a programme targeting the mental health of older men who are out of work. Our goal was to work with them to discover the best ways to help build their

Improving pathways to employment in Loughborough Junction

Publication 5 October 2012

This report is a summary of interviews, focus groups, and surveys of stakeholders and residents of Loughborough Junction carried out by the Young Foundation between March and October 2012 with funding from JPMorgan. Our research aimed to understand and map

Developing skills for life and work: Accelerating social and emotional learning across South Australia

Publication 15 February 2012

Young people today enter a world of unparalleled uncertainty and risk, with the most marginalised and vulnerable facing the greatest threat. In 2012, the majority of young people in South Australia continued to thrive, with lower than average youth unemployment,

The Way to Work: Young People Speak Out on Transitions to Employment

Publication 1 May 2011

The world of work and transitions to adulthood and independence are in a state of flux. Young people negotiating their transitions to adulthood are faced with unprecedented choice and opportunity, but also far greater levels of uncertainty and risk. The

Rough Nights: The Growing Dangers of Working at Night

Publication 1 March 2011

This report explores the lives of those people who work at night: the men and women who keep our hospitals open, clean our offices, allow us to cancel lost credit cards, serve us drinks in a club or drive us

Signing on: Experiences of worklessness in Birmingham

Publication 1 December 2010

This report maps the journeys of Birmingham residents seeking work in the second half of 2010 and reflecting on their experiences, makes recommendations for how employability support could be changed in the future – both to improve the rate of

Opening Doors to Apprenticeships 2: Reflecting on ways forward

Publication 1 June 2010

Opening Doors to Apprenticeships: Reflecting on ways forward is the second of two linked publications, following on from Opening doors to Apprenticeships: Setting the Scene. This report considers the practical next steps that need to be taken in order to

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