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By Will Millard

Will Millard is Head of Policy Advocacy at LKMco, working to ensure LKMco’s research leads to action that will improve the lives of young people. He has extensive experience designing and implementing research projects. Will has worked with a wide range of organisations, helping them develop and enhance their strategy and impact. Recently he led the development of the GLA’s strategy for supporting boys’ achievement across London. He has authored ground-breaking research on oracy, enterprise education, and assessment, and has presented at events across the country. He began his career as a teacher. Will lives in Hackney, and is a Clore6 Fellow.

Careers education: What should young people learn and when?

Today we have launched an important new report, which sets out what young people should learn during their careers education, and when. More Than A Job’s Worth: Making Careers Education Age-Appropriate was commissioned by the charity Founders4Schools, and argues that children’s careers education should begin as soon as they start school. While this is something …

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Developing creative writing in schools

Today marks the publication of findings from our three-year long evaluation of Arts Council England’s ‘Creative Writing in Schools’ (CWiS) programme. What did we evaluate? In 2015, Arts Council England committed £1.2m to fund CWiS, which: Was a three-year long programme delivered by First Story and Paper Nations; Involved 3,000 pupils aged 8- to 14-years-old (around …

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‘Boys on Track’: Improving support for white FSM-eligible and black Caribbean boys in London

Today LKMco and the Greater London Authority (GLA) launch ‘Boys on Track’, new research looking at how support for white free school meal-eligible and black Caribbean boys across London can be improved. The GLA commissioned this research because attainment among London’s most disadvantaged young people lags an average of 12 months behind their more advantaged peers, having …

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