Innovation and Investment
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News 20 April 2022
Social investment fund, set up by The Young Foundation, UBS and the Cabinet Office to tackle disadvantage in education, shares learnings from eight years of flexible and patient finance.
Blog 28 March 2022
Helen Goulden shares a new report, and celebrates greater participation of young people in the research sector.
Blog 9 November 2021
We need both technology and human partnerships to tackle the climate crisis, says activist Daze Aghaji
Blog 4 November 2021
Helen Goulden reflects on people power and partnership as tools for change – and says the cacophony around COP26 speaks volumes.
News 19 October 2021
A new international competition, run by The Young Foundation in the UK and by Metrolab Network in the US, celebrates innovative projects tackling climate change. The winners will be announced at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow.
News 6 October 2021
A new Civic Strength Index launches today. Co-designed and co-created by Londoners, the Index aims to help boroughs and organisations in England’s capital city support discussions about the strengths of their communities and consider how to build on them, following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Blog 25 November 2020
Helen Goulden pays homage to The Young Foundation’s founder, and calls for a modern-day reflection of his work, finding solutions government can get behind.
News 13 November 2020
The Young Foundation is moving from its long-standing home in Hackney, marking the start of a more ambitious strategy to support communities on the road to recovery from the impact of Covid-19.
News 8 September 2020
The Young Academy Investment Fund was established to fill a gap in the finance available to early stage start–ups which were attempting to revolutionise the education system.
News 28 August 2020
A group of young people, gathered with some of the UK’s largest employers and policymakers last week to share their experiences of access to quality work, despite the impact of Covid-19.
Blog 27 August 2020
In 2019 the Education Policy Institute shared its fears that the reduction in the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers was close to flattening out and that the gap might start to increase again.
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