A group of young people recently had the opportunity to visit the House of Lords to share their National Citizen Service experience with Shadow Leader of the House of Lords, Baroness Royall. The event was organised as a way for the young people to feed into the Labour Party’s policy review on young people and civic engagement, being headed up by Baroness Royall.

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Thursday, 26 September 2013 14:08

The Challenge Network wins Youth Excellence award

The Challenge Network has scooped two awards at the annual Celebrating Youth Excellence awards ceremony in Birmingham. The event was organised by Youth 4 Excellence as a way to showcase and celebrate the outstanding achievements of local young people committed to making a real difference in their community.

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Mail Online, 11/09/13

  • A survey found that many believe private and state school structure is causing division
  • Many also felt that private school education gives wealthier pupils unfair advantage
  • Private headmaster Anthony Seldon said that too many schools are split along class lines

The education system is segregating rich and poor children and stopping them from mixing, a new survey has claimed.

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The Telegraph, 11/09/13

The education system is fuelling a “social apartheid” in which pupils from relatively wealthy backgrounds fail to mix with their poorer peers, a leading headmaster has warned.

Anthony Seldon, the Master of Wellington College, Berkshire, said that too many schools were split along class lines in a move that did “nothing to diminish segregation in our society”.

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