In this interim report we provide snapshots of basic skills issues for disaffected young people, both in community and secure settings. Understanding these issues is likely to be the key to engineering long-term positive outcomes.
Hurry, J., Brazier, L., Snapes, K. & Wilson, A. (2005) Improving the literacy and numeracy of disaffected young people in custody and in the community: summary interim report of the first 18 months of the study. NRDC: London