A charity that aims to keep young offenders out of trouble is helping university students to stay on course

UK“On the face of it, young offenders in west Belfast and university students in England don’t have much in common. Yet one voluntary organisation is using methods applied to keeping the former group out of trouble to making sure the latter see out their courses. Youth at Risk is working in a pilot project with three English universities – Thames Valley, Bedfordshire and London Metropolitan – all of which have a significant number of students from non-traditional backgrounds who are seen as being in danger of not completing their courses …” (more)

[Tariq Tahir, Guardian, 26 May]

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