Prison education: analysis and options Download the full report – Transforming rehabilitation? Prison education: analysis and options (pdf) Lack of “Rehabilitation Revolution” for prison education, new research by think tank reveals Standards in prison education have failed to improve, and in some aspects declined since 2010, according to a new report published today by education […]
In March 2016, CentreForum will publish its first Annual Report, which will consider the progress of pupils in England against ‘world-class’ standards. This booklet, produced in partnership with Education DataLab, sets out proposals for what those world-class standards should look like and the progress we think pupils and schools should make over the next fifteen […]
This a research project was undertaken in collaboration with NEOS Lab in Austria, with funding from the European Liberal Forum. The project looked at methods of improving civic participation and access within the European Union focusing specifically on the impact of the European Citizens’ Initiative. This is a transnational instrument whereby citizens from different European […]
This report argues that recent efforts to raise school standards, important though they are, have arguably focused too narrowly on reforming the academic curriculum and qualifications, at the expense of the education of the whole child.
Moving from economic inactivity into work can be challenging for someone with a mental health problem. But recovery colleges can help people make this transition. This report examines the role of these unique institutions, and suggests ways that their effectiveness can be enhanced. Initial evidence points to the uniquely educational approach of recovery colleges within […]
The final months of the coalition government have seen an upsurge in interest in the future possibilities offered by the outcome of the next general election. The prospects for various alternate political alliances in May 2015 dominate our media and the minds of leading politicians across all parties; not least because the outcome of the […]
This report contains the results of head teachers’ survey conducted by the CentreForum Mental Health Commission. It identifies gaps in the treatment of mental health needs in schools across England, with 54% of head teachers finding their local mental health service to be ineffective in supporting pupils.
Alternative providers (APs) play an increasingly important role in widening access to higher education, promoting innovation in programme design and delivery, and enhancing student choice. Yet there is a continuing perception among APs that they suffer from the lack of a “level playing field” in the way public and private institutions are regulated, inhibiting their […]