Education

Key to overcoming some of the biggest issues facing modern Britain, the education sector must continue to reform. From determining the right balance between school autonomy and central oversight, to finding ways that education can provide a pathway for all children to achieve their potential, informed research and discussions are needed to make headway.

Adult education and continuous skills development is also increasingly crucial as the labour market is transforming, meaning that education reform will be necessary across all age groups.

Publications

8th September 2021

A State of preparedness: how government can build resilience to civil emergencies

The COVID-19 pandemic is the most serious civil emergency this country has faced in peacetime; unprecedented in its scale, complexity, and duration. Despite the fact that extensive central government machinery exists to anticipate, prepare for, and respond to civil emergencies, the pandemic has exposed critical shortcomings in preparedness and resilience.

Blogs

Press

Report coverage: When furlough has to stop

On Friday 3 July, Reform and the Learning & Work Institute published 'When furlough has to stop: Next steps to avert long-term unemployment'. 

The report was covered by: the The Sunday Times, IndependentPolitics Home, TES and FE News

You can read the full report here