The missing link: NEET provision in the Spring Budget

In this article for FE NEWS, Elizabeth Taylor and Jack Farnhill-Bain explore the missed opportunity to reach 485,000 able young people in the Spring Budget’s Back to Work proposals and debate how best to support NEET young people outside of the Jobcentre Plus ecosystem. The Budget’s recognition of the role that economically inactive people could […]

Supporting NEET Young People into work

Supporting NEET Young People into work  ERSA and the Education Development Trust are undertaking a research project about young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), with a particular emphasis on care experienced young people. Currently, 12.6% of people aged 18 to 24 are NEET, which amounts of around 675,000 people. Perhaps […]

Youth Futures Foundation launch an ambitious, national funding programme


Today, Youth Futures Foundation, launched an ambitious, national funding programme that hopes to generate vital learning and evidence to improve services for young people who need it most. Anna Smee, Cheief Executive of Youth Futures Foundation said;  It has been our longstanding intention to launch our grants programmes in Spring 2020, with the objective to find, fund, […]