Articles from Impetus

GCSE Results confusion must not distract from long-term inequalities in our education system

Today's #GCSE solutions could be next year's problems  The algorithm controversy of 2020 must not steal focus from the underlying inequalities in the education system. 

The #Coronavirus kids – Youth Employment in the #StayHome age

The last 10 days have been unsettling even for those of us with jobs, homes and savings. For young people from disadvantaged backgrounds without those anchors, a better adjective would be frightening.

Urgent help needed for London’s jobless young people: Five key recommendations

New report reveals that there is a ‘Youth Jobs Gap’ between rich and poor children in London, leaving poorer young people locked out of the labour market  Young people from a disadvantaged background in London are not getting the support they need to succeed in the capital’s thriving jobs market, according to a ground-breaking report, ‘The Employment Gap in London’, from London Councils and Impetus.

A Fair Chance: A manifesto from Impetus

Impetus transforms the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by ensuring they get the right support to succeed in school, in work and in life. We find, fund and build the most promising charities working with these young people, providing them with a unique package of support.

The ‘NEET trap’ is locking young people out of the labour market for the long term

Most young people out of work are stuck for the long-term A new report published today reveals for the first time the extent to which becoming NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) pulls young people into long-term economic inactivity. Published today by Impetus, The Long-Term NEET Population finds 75% of young people who are NEET for three months have been NEET for 12 months.


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