The Prince’s Trust published their Macquarie Youth Index in January 2017; reporting that young people’s happiness and wellbeing were at their lowest levels since the study was first commissioned in 2009.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility published their report ‘The class ceiling: Increasing access to the leading professions’ in January 2017. This report summarised the APPG’s inquiry on access into leading professions and made recommendations.
Fawcett Society produced a report, ‘Sounds Familiar?’ on the particular challenges faced by young women in society in January 2017. The report noted that younger women felt more empowered to stand up for their rights and were more likely to be university educated than in previous generations.
The Social Mobility Commission published a report on ethnicity, gender and social mobility in December 2016. The report provided an analysis of the effect gender, ethnicity and socio-economic status have on life chances in the education system and labour market.
Parliament’s Education Service produced an interactive teaching resource on the first mass petition for women’s suffrage in January 2017. The resource explores the first mass petition for women’s right to vote, now widely accepted amongst historians as the start of the organised campaign.
The Equality Challenge Unit is advertising for a Deputy CEO/Head of policy and external relations for a 12-month fixed-term sabbatical cover; secondments are welcome. The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 9 January 2017.
The Young Women’s Trust published a report, ‘Young, Female and Forgotten?’, in late 2016.
In October 2016 a Universities UK taskforce published its report, ‘Changing the culture’, examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.
The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford published a briefing on educational outcomes among children with English as an additional language in July 2016.
The Social Mobility Advisory Group of Universities UK published its final report, ‘Working in partnership: Enabling social mobility in higher education’, in October 2016.