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Grit: The skills for success and how they are grown

Publication 1 May 2009

Grit: The skills for success and how they are grown argues that Britain’s schools need to prioritise grit and self-discipline. Drawing on evidence from around the world it shows that these contribute as much to success at work and in

Meet the parents: stories of teenage pregnancy and parenthood in Lewisham

Publication 1 March 2009

The Young Foundation was commissioned by the London Borough of Lewisham to look at how perceptions and expectations of young people in the borough impacted on teenage pregnancy. We carried out detailed ethnographic studies to capture the experiences of young

Mind and Matter: The importance of psychological needs for social policy

Publication 30 November 2008

This work was part of the Young Foundation’s Mapping Unmet and Emerging Needs programme. The programme brought together a coalition of more than a dozen independent foundations and funding bodies to develop new insights into how social needs in Britain

Life begins at 60: what kind of NHS after 2008?

Publication 28 October 2006

Can the NHS evolve into a national wellness service capable of maximising people’s health rather than just treating us when we get ill? That’s the question at the heart of a visionary document about the future of the NHS by

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