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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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Does your mother know?

Do your parents know where you are at night? According to 36 per cent of 15 year old boys and nearly a quarter of 15 year old girls the answer to that question, at least once a month, is no.

dateMar 04, 2012 in Social Sciences
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One in ten 16 year olds have self-harmed

One in ten 16 year olds in Northern Ireland have self-harmed in the past year, according to new research by ARK at Queen’s University and the University of Ulster.

dateJul 30, 2009 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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