AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
and Lifelong Learning
Disaffected Young People
environment of Social Inclusion
improve the health of those living within the geographic area represented by the
SACK so that they can expect to live into old age and in good health.
reduce health inequalities between communities living in the areas.
enable those with community care needs and their carers to acquire appropriate
AND LIFELONG LEARNING
raise attainment at all stages of the statutory education process to improve results
at 'key stages' of education, eg SATS, GCSE & vocational equivalents and beyond.
improve levels of basic skills (literacy & numeracy).
develop better qualified, more flexible and motivated individuals to respond to
their own and employer future needs.
meet the specific English language needs of recent arrivals to the UK.
improve the level of employment.
reduce the number of people excluded from the labour market by improving employment
rates amongst the disadvantaged groups the association's organisations represent.
reduce the number within the disadvantaged groups with low incomes
reduce the level of crime, or fear of crime, in the area (particularly those of
recreate a sense of pride/community and of 'belonging' throughout the geographic
DISENGAGED YOUNG PEOPLE
invest in young people by tackling disaffection and non-participation to enable
young people to make a success of adult life by engaging in education, training
INCLUSION AND COHESION
work together to tackle social inclusion when people or areas suffer from a combination
of linked problems eg racism, poor skills, bad health, crime and the fear of crime,
low incomes, unemployment, poor educational achievement.