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'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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Future employment prospects bleak

Europe's young people are facing a bleak future with a fragmented and precarious labour market that is only just beginning to be appreciated in the West, according to a paper to be presented this Thursday to the European ...

dateAug 27, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Why children should be taught philanthropy

"Philanthropy" is usually a word we associate with the world of adults and rich people. Increasingly though, children from a spread of socio-economic backgrounds are participating in and learning about what it means to be ...

dateAug 20, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Safety needs higher priority for young drivers

Safer cars should take a higher priority when buying a vehicle for young drivers and allocating car use within families, according to University of Adelaide automotive safety researchers.

dateJul 25, 2013 in Other
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Science education for the future

In a democratic society, citizens need to be able to weigh the pros and cons when deciding what they believe and how they should vote. In today's knowledge-based society, that sometimes means having to understand technical ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Social Sciences
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