'Young people are getting left behind while Britain recovers'
'Richer pupils are twice as likely to go to UK's top universities'
Official figures published by the Department for Education reveal that students from a wealthier background are more likely to go to one of the country's top universities than those from poorer families. Read more
'Pupils need their union'
A youth activist is seeking to set up a national association for school pupils to give young people a say in education policies. He plans to establish a non-political union for 11- to 19-year-old students in schools, sixth-forms and further education colleges.Read more
Dozens of 'outstanding' schools downgraded
Work experience - rewarding and valuable
Schools Poster Competition
As the competition -that aimed to encourage schools to create their own poster artwork- closed on 28 June, Art on the Underground has put on their website the 776 entries received from schools in 26 different boroughs. Read more
Gigs Big Busk
The search for London's best young musicians has begun! From Saturday 20 July to Saturday 10 August you can hear GLA's top 250 acts performing live at some of the busiest, most iconic locations in London. Read more
Launch of ELMO project
This weekend is the official launch of the East London Mobile Workshop (ELMO), at the award winning William Morris Gallery on Saturday 3 and 4 August, with a family friendly weekend of events and workshops, followed by a two week residency by east London print makers Kate Gibb and London Centre for Book Arts. Read more
Legacy of London 2012
The Legacy Trust has put together a series of video case studies from young people across the UK on how getting involved in Legacy Trust UK projects, linked to London 2012, have made a difference for them. Watch here
SPOKE at the Open East Festival
This weekend at the Open East festival the six young people, shortlisted in the search for London's first young poet laureate will be at the opening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to collect research, ideas & inspiration from the visitors and activities of the festival. Follow the latest updates here