Education policy has for too long been moulded by 20th century ideals and restricted by short-term thinking. With every new government, fresh policies and initiatives are enacted in quick succession without always having an eye to the bigger picture. The ideas in this collection have sought to show how much the bigger picture matters, and provide ideas on what policymakers can do to meet the challenges of tomorrow, today.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.