Report calls for teenagers to receive 'character and resilience' skills

February 12, 2014 9:18 am

A report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility and the CentreForum think-tank has said that all teenagers should receive a school leaving certificate which details their extra-curricular activities and employability skills. The report argues that the certificate would show that pupils – rather than just graduating from ‘exam factories’ – have developed traits such as perseverance, self-control and the ability to bounce back from setbacks. It also states that taking part in extra-curricular activities, which help build pupils’ character, should also be made a more central aspect of a school’s purpose and a teacher’s job.

 Parentdish UK.

February 12, 2014 9:18 am

*/?>

Sign up to receive analysis on policy developments across our specialist sectors








Contact us

For more information about how Whitehouse can help you, please contact:

Isabella Sharp
t: +44 (0)20 7793 2536
m: +44 (0)7813 307490
isabella.sharp@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

Viviana Spaghetti
t: +44 (0)20 7463 0668
m: +44 (0)7583 051119
viviana.spaghetti@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

For media enquiries, please contact:
Mayar Raouf

t: +44 (0)20 7463 0698
m: +44 (0)7502 327092
mayar.raouf@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk

For general enquiries, please contact:
info@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk
+44 (0)20 7463 0690

Sign up for the latest news

  • * Denotes required fields
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.