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Publication Report Public services Equality Better Health and Care IPPR
Topic: Public services

Benchmarking the English school system against the best in the world

This paper explores the principles behind international benchmarking, how it is being carried out in different countries, what factors policymakers need to take into account when introducing...

15/07/2011
Publication Report Public services England & Englishness Young people

Youth Tracker, Issue 4

August brings the prospect of exam results and young people having to decide on their next steps in life. This edition of Youth Tracker focuses on what we can do to put these young people at the...

18/08/2010
Publication Business Young people Report Public services

Colleges 2020

Experts on colleges in the UK look at how current challenges might affect teaching methods, building design, the way colleges cope with a diverse student body, the way they work with local partners...

16/03/2010
Publication Report Public services

Thursday's Child

This report is structured around key questions for the education system as we move into the second decade of the 21st century. We set out a vision for educational reform that is underpinned by the...

25/05/2008
Publication Older people Young people Public services Report

Those who can?

The world in which teachers must now operate is much changed from that of the 1980s and even the 1990s. During that time, political reforms have both helped and hindered teaching. Developments in...

05/05/2008
Publication Older people Young people Public services Report

School Admissions: Fair choice for parents and pupils

We argue in this paper that the current school admissions system is a cause of segregation by social class and ability across our schools system, and is thus likely to hamper efforts to improve all...

01/06/2007
Publication Public services Report