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A Tide that Lifts All Boats? Response to the Schools Green Paper

Monday, 12 December 2016

Legatum Institute Senior Fellow, James O'Shaughnessy, is the author of a new Legatum Institute paper that offers a response to the Department for Education’s Green Paper Schools That Work for Everyone.

Commentary

James O'Shaughnessy: Social Integration Is Crucial–Here’s How To Do It Right

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Legatum Senior Fellow, Lord James O'Shaughnessy, explains why we need an activist approach to induct young people into the wonderful, tradition-rich but forward-looking culture of modern Britain. (Reaction)

Press Release

Decades of Economic Growth Have Failed to Deliver Greater Levels of Prosperity for Many African Countries

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

LONDON—New Index reveals which countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have over and under-achieved in creating more prosperous societies given their levels of wealth.

Commentary

Don't Blame Exams

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Parents who pull their kids from school over SATs are "utterly misguided", writes Harriet Maltby, Head of Policy Research at the Legatum Institute (Prospect magazine)

Commentary

10 Years On, Cameron’s Compassionate Conservativism has Failed to Deliver Its Promises

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Drawing on data from the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index, Abigail Watson, Research Intern, reveals how after 10 years in the job, David Cameron's promises have failed to materialise (LeftFootForward.org)

Commentary

Health and Education Are Part of a Prosperous Society

Saturday, 21 November 2015

Yet they’re currently holding Britain back in the Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index. The Government can change this—if it wants to, writes Abigail Watson, Research Intern at the Legatum Institute (ConservativeHome)

Commentary

Social Mobility: What Really Holds People Back

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Social mobility isn't just an academic matter—it's personal, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX).


Events

The Future of Higher Education

Thursday, 4 June 2015

The Legatum Institute was pleased to host a roundtable with Stephen Trachtenberg, President Emeritus of George Washington University, for a discussion on the future of higher education in the UK and the rest of the world.

Commentary

Miliband and Cameron Have Yet to Realise What Prosperity Really Means

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Education, safety and the opportunity to become your own boss all matter as much or more than the headline GDP figures, writes Nathan Gamester, Programme Director to the Prosperity Index at the Legatum Institute (ConservativeHome)

Press Release

Economic Growth Alone Will Not Make Britain a More Prosperous Country

Thursday, 16 April 2015

LONDON—New poll for the Legatum Institute reveals health and public safety are more important to voters than rising GDP.

Commentary

Nuns Could Teach Tristram Hunt a Thing or Two

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Cristina Odone, Director of Communications at the Legatum Institute, offers advice to UK Shadow Education Secretary of State, following his recent comments on teacher training (​Daily Mail​)

Events

Character and Values in Society and Education

Thursday, 5 February 2015

In his keynote lecture for the Legatum Institute, Sir Anthony Seldon explained why academic attainment is only part of the purpose of education.

Events

The Future of Free Schools: Lunch Discussion with Baroness Evans of Bowes Park

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

The Legatum Institute hosted a lunch to celebrate the elevation of Baroness Natalie Evans to the House of Lords.

Press Release

Africa Prosperity Report Reveals an Increase in Economic Growth which is Still Not Translating to Shared Prosperity

Friday, 7 November 2014

KIGALI, RWANDA—The Africa Prosperity Report launched today in Kigali at the annual African Leadership Network conference confirms great successes across the continent in terms of Economy and Entrepreneurship & Opportunity.

Commentary

The Ultimate Privatisation: It’s Time to Let Parent Power Loose On Our Schools

Friday, 14 February 2014

In this City A.M. column Legatum Institute Director of Economics and Prosperity Studies, Graeme Leach, urges politicians to make schools part of a genuine market, dominated by consumers, and not producers.

Commentary

Politicians Are Scared of the Small State But a Positive Vision Will Sell It to Voters

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

How do you shrink the state when it is dominated by health, education and welfare? The answer is with a positive vision that is much more than just tax cuts, writes Legatum Institute Director of Economics and Prosperity Studies, Graeme Leach (City A.M.)

Publications

The Future of Iran - Educational Reform: Workshop Papers

Monday, 12 November 2012

Papers commissioned for the Legatum Institute's The Future of Iran workshop on educational reform are available below.

Events

The Future of Iran - Educational Reform: Workshop Details

Monday, 12 November 2012

The Legatum Institute will host a workshop on educational reform in Iran as part of its The Future of Iran series. The series is designed to encourage Iranians to begin thinking about the challenges they will face if, or when, they suddenly find themselves in a position to carry out major political, social and economic reforms.

News

The Future of Iran - Educational Reform: Workshop Summary

Monday, 12 November 2012

The working group on educational reform convened at the Legatum Institute for its 2012 The Future of Iran series.

News

“The pillars upon which Big Government rest are crumbling”

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

The use of the internet has transformed how we engage with each other and how we consume  everything, from news to music to learning. Why, therefore, should it not also transform the way we are governed? A conversation with author and MP for Clacton, Douglas Carswell.

News

Future of Iran - The Legal Framework and the Judges: Workshop Summary

Monday, 14 May 2012

The working group on judicial reform convened at the Legatum Institute for its 2012 The Future of Iran series.

Publications

Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa

Thursday, 1 December 2011

A regional look at the state of entrepreneurship as well as the opportunities and challenges that face entrepreneurs in improving prosperity in Sub-Saharan Africa.