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Learning lessons from the last lockdown: what helps school children and families on low incomes

18 January 2021
As we enter a second lockdown in Scotland what can we do to ensure schooling at home will work for everyone? Read our Cost of the School Day blog.

Open letter to Gavin Williamson on home learning

11 January 2021
Today we and Children North East have sent an open letter to the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson MP, which lays out a set of guiding principles that we advise the government to use to make decisions about home education during this lockdown period.

2020: year in review video

08 January 2021
Watch our video featuring highlights from our work in 2020.

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system

05 January 2021
Our online training kicks off again on 19 Jan with this half-day introductory course - some places still available to book.

Remembering Professor Sir John Hills

23 December 2020
Professor Sir John Hills, who has died of cancer aged 65, seemed to embody the London School of Economics traditions - of Richard Titmuss, Peter Townsend, Brian Abel Smith and David Donnison - in a single person.

Tribute to Garry Runciman

21 December 2020
Garry Runciman, a friend and supporter of CPAG for many years, died on 10 December. Fran Bennett and Jonathan Bradshaw write about his life and work.

New video on timing a UC claim when someone stops working

15 December 2020
Brand new video live on AskCPAG

2020 Vision: A webinar on what’s needed to end child poverty for good

09 December 2020
When we look back on 2020, it will almost certainly be as the year of coronavirus. It was, of course, supposed to be a milestone year for more positive reasons: it was supposed to be the year we ended child poverty in the UK. But with rising child poverty even before the pandemic, we now find ourselves facing a child poverty crisis. And with rising unemployment and ongoing economic uncertainty, what next for the goal to end child poverty?

Guardian and Observer Charity Appeal

04 December 2020
We are delighted to be part of The Guardian and The Observer's Charity Appeal 2020, alongside Young Minds and UK Youth.

Early 2021 training course programme announced

01 December 2020
Browse and book a while range of courses now