Social mobility matters: Can Labour’s education policy build character?
12.45-2pm, Monday 22 September 2014
Lancashire Room, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 5AN
Tristram Hunt MP Shadow secretary of state for education
Jo Cox Parliamentary candidate for Batley and Spen
Tracey Paul Policy manager, National Citizen Service
Alan Milburn Chair, Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission
Chair: Bex Bailey NEC youth and student rep
This event was in partnership with National Citizen Service
The event centred on character in the education system, young people and how the institutions we build encourage young citizen to display courage, compassion, honesty, integrity, fairness, perseverance, emotional intelligence, grit and self-discipline. This follows on from the recent ‘Character and resilience manifesto‘ published by the All Party Parliamentary group on Social Mobility.
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