News tagged with aspirations

'Poverty of aspiration' largely a myth

Most poor children in England do not suffer from a 'poverty of aspiration' which limits their ambitions, according to research at King's College London, which analysed the views of thousands of young people.

dateSep 04, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Unlocking the entrepreneurial spirit

Being your own boss is an aspiration for many Europeans - almost 4 out of 10 people in fact. The prospect of a potentially better income, independence and the freedom to work wherever and whenever is a highly attractive prospect ...

dateJan 15, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Bridging the gender-gap in maths

( -- A concerning gender-gap exists in career aspirations among Australian youth across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, a new study has found.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Social Sciences
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