Topic: Education

‘We're in the same storm but not the same boat’: lessons for the future from our FE Rapid Evidence Review

‘We’re in the same storm but not the same boat’: lessons for the future from our FE Rapid Evidence Review

The UK’s FE colleges offer provision for the more deprived sections of society, and specialise in preparing young people for ...
The UK’s Higher Education community cannot forget the disruptions of the past two years – but this review offers global evidence of positive paths out of the crisis

The UK’s Higher Education community cannot forget the disruptions of the past two years – but this review offers global evidence of positive paths out of the crisis

The co-author of IPPO's Rapid Evidence Review on Higher Education harms and mitigations during COVID-19 offers her reflections on the ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Upskilling to build back better

How can we improve adult upskilling to help the UK build back better? An Economics Observatory guide

Since its launch in June 2020, the Economics Observatory has addressed numerous questions on the themes of skills, education, training ...
Global map showing strength of policies for workplace closures

Adult re-skilling during COVID-19: a global scan of government policies

To deal with the mass closure of workplaces across the world during the pandemic, national governments have introduced different policies ...
Engineer showing apprentice how to use a tool-making machine

How has COVID-19 disrupted the UK labour market, and how can better adult training and job placement aid the recovery?

The UK ranks among the worst countries in Europe for ‘skills mismatches’. Creating new opportunities for adult training and reskilling ...
What works for employment training?

What works for employment training? The key questions we need to answer to aid a skills-led COVID-19 recovery

One thing we can be sure of is that skills and employment training have an important role to play in ...
children play in summer

‘The Great Summer Reset’: An IPPO policy note on how best to support children’s emotional recovery

Building on our two roundtable discussions on how the wellbeing of schoolchildren has been affected by COVID-19, this policy note ...
A group of young people

How can we help young people recover after the loneliness and losses of lockdown?

Ahead of IPPO’s roundtable discussion on what this summer's programmes for schoolchildren should look like, here is a young person’s ...