This Children's Society report addresses a main driver of poverty amongst children in modern-day Britain:, particularly those whose parents have uncertain immigration status
Student exclusions are predominantly affecting children in poverty and with special needs. The Alternative Provision options are not sufficient and are creating a new generation of young people who are not in schooling or employment. Labour MP Thelma Walker discusses the implications of a new report on these forgotten children.
There is a global learning crisis in which students are being taught too much by rote and those from underprivileged backgrounds are not getting their educational needs met. Asyia Kazmi explains how the Assessment for Learning approach is helping teachers work with disadvantaged children across the world and in the UK.
The social mobility crisis is ongoing and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are suffering the most. Sam Butters explains how the Fair Education Alliance is acting to combat the achievement gap and pursue educational equality for all.
Her own class background has given Professor Sonia Blandford a unique insight into the way working class children fail and what can be done about it.
Children in stressed environments need resilience and emotional intelligence to deal with issues luckier children don’t have. Jed Sullivan explains how the lauded BBGC uses film, paintings and stories to build their inner strength.
One in three children leave primary school with a reading level that is below national expectations, with profound consequences for both the child and society. It doesn’t have to be this way, argues Jonathan Douglas.
I have seen and been motivated by some great work on social mobility throughout my career and clearly, for some time, an improvement of social mobility has been lagging behind so much public policy.