Jonathan Douglas, of the NLT, said: "If we are to transform the life chances
of the nation's most disadvantaged children, we must tackle low literacy one community at a time.
Tenders are invited for technical support for sib life chances
As you may know, children's life chances
are very much influenced by the opportunities that they get from the very beginning of their lives.
The Social Mobility Commission, led by North East-born former Labour minister Alan Milburn, has published the landmark 'State of the Nation' report, detailing the life chances
of young people across the country.
, careers, health, family life - they are all directly influenced by how much you earn and where you live.
It discusses the relationship between the family, social mobility, and the concept of equal life chances
, considering how the family fits or does not fit into theories of social justice; the nature of intergenerational inequality, how it happens, and the factors involved; the use of the term oequality of opportunityo in political rhetoric and theoretical discussions; and policy areas that might be used to achieve a fairer distribution of life chances
: replacing inheritance tax with an accessions tax, investing more in preschool support for families on low incomes, and redistributing childcare.
A global youth development index compiled by the Commonwealth Secretariat highlights the deep divide between life chances
for people aged between 15 and 29 in the West and the developing world.
Why do the life chances
of rich and poor still differ in such stark respects?
Unison general secretary Dave Prentis said: "This is damaging young people's life chances
More than 6m people who look after disabled, older or ill family members or friends say their life chances
are being limited by inadequate help from social services, the charity Carers UK said.
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of African Americans.