PPIW Report Publication: Improving Public Services

The Public Policy Institute for Wales brought together an invited group of leading public management experts and Welsh Government officials to explore the existing evidence about public service improvement and identify future evidence needs to support incoming Ministers. Workshop participants included senior academics and representatives from Y Lab, the Early…

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PPIW Report Publication: Asymmetric School Weeks

Following a request from the previous Minister for Education and Skills, the PPIW brought together a group of stakeholders to examine the benefits and potential drawbacks associated with adopting asymmetric school weeks. An asymmetric school week includes a combination of longer and shorter days with coordinated pupil free time. The…

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PPIW Report Publication – Breaking the Cycle: What Works in Reducing Intergenerational Worklessness and Fragile Employment

The PPIW worked with experts from the Institute for Employment Research at University of Warwick to review the effectiveness of policies to tackle intergenerational worklessness and fragile employment. Its research suggests that intergenerational worklessness (defined as households in which three generations have not been employed) is unlikely to be widespread…

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