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Family and Children

Raising youth in a changing world

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Raising youth in a changing world

This report responds to an extensive debate among academics, practitioners and commentators – even the Archbishop of Canterbury – on the ‘problems of modern youth’. Analysing evidence from across the world, it concludes that both the frequent condemnation of teenagers and recent attempts to absolve them from blame are misplaced. It says that changes in the family, local communities and the economy have combined to cause deep inequalities in the transition to modern adult life and leave increasing numbers of young people incapable of growing up safely and successfully


By IPPR UK.


Family and Children Policy Resource.


Maximising the benefits of the 14-19 agenda for young people, families and communities

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Maximising the benefits of the 14-19 agenda for young people, families and communities

There have been a number of key developments in the provision of 14-19 education over the last few years. These changes aimed to provide an opportunity for vocational learning for young people who would benefit most and to support their achievement at key stage 4 and their progression into further education and training. The Government has continued its commitment to reforming education at 14-19 with the 14-19 Education and Skills Implementation Plan that was announced in 2005. The plan outlined a range of developments to be implemented by 2013 including:.


By NFER, UK.


Family and Children Policy Resource.