News and Views

08/06/2022

Meet Tanya Curry - our new Interim CEO

Impetus CEO Eleanor Harrison begins her maternity leave this week. In the interim she will be passing the reins into the safe hands of Tanya Curry.

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13/05/2022

University access – what's the real story?

Headlines about the declining number of advantaged students going to Oxbridge are distracting from the real state of play in university admissions.

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14/02/2022

What next for fair access and participation?

On Thursday 10th February 2022 we were pleased to host John Blake for his first external speaking event in his new role as Director for Fair Access and Participation at the Office for Students. A Q&A and panel discussion followed, including multiple perspectives (university, school, sector and student) on how we can enhance collaboration to support more young people on the path to success.

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19/01/2022

Lessons from the youth hub library - it’s the details that make a difference

We were asked by the Department for Work and Pensions and the West Midlands Combined Authority to support the planning and development of one of the demonstrator youth hubs, at the Library of Birmingham.

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10/11/2021

We have officially launched!

After months of preparation, we were delighted to welcome the first cohort of the Impetus Leadership Academy (ILA) to our central London offices for the programme’s kick off session.

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03/11/2021

Length of the school day: Impetus warns against squandering new education catch up budget on unproven intervention

Existing data fails to support lengthening the school day as a means to boost attainment, according to new report

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