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Grammar schools and the sound of silence

on 28 September 2016

There have been strong arguments on both sides since the Prime Minister's recent announcement on introducing more grammar schools. But as with many key education debates, charities have been noticeably lacking from these arguments. So what's going on?

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Blogs

Collaborating for a cause

on 22 September 2016

There are 800,000 disabled children in the UK. They face many difficult issues, which have been amplified by recent cuts to services. Katie Boswell explains how more coordinated input from philanthropists could make a real difference to disabled children and their families.

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Support for disabled children and young people

on 22 September 2016

This report makes the case that more philanthropic support should be channelled towards organisations helping disabled children and young people. It seeks to bridge the gap between the evidence base and philanthropic support.

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Education: A forgotten issue?

on 4 September 2016

Our data analysis has found that education charities lag far behind health charities in terms of voluntary income. Both these issues are key in our society. So what's going on?

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Charity Expert Dan Corry
Blogs

4Children’s demise: Why we need to know what happened

on 2 September 2016

There is often endless coverage and analysis that results from high-profile charity failures.

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Blogs

How can charities better support fathers?

on 21 June 2016

Father's Day reminds us of the important role dads can play in their children's lives, but legislation and cultural norms are still keeping the UK and its families from the full benefits of fathers' parental involvement.

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Resources

Tackling child abuse in Scotland: A guide for funders

on 23 May 2016

This report is a guide for funders who want to combat child abuse in Scotland. It maps the landscape of the issue, and helps funders understand the many different charities and approaches that they could support.

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Freeing-up education analysis: Using government data

on 16 May 2016

Opening up government data to help improve educational outcomes for young people—making the case for the development of an Education Impact Data Lab (EIDL) to measure impact, based on the precedent of the Justice Data Lab.

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Blogs

School rules: Charities and the changing education sector

on 29 April 2016

The UK's education system is undergoing a great deal of change at present. Reflecting on new NPC research, Shona Curvers considers the role charities can play in supporting schools, and the challenges and opportunities they face.

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School report: How can charities work best in the school system?

on 27 April 2016

This discussion paper explores the role of charities and philanthropists in England's education system.

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