chevron-down chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up home circle comment double-caret-left double-caret-right like like2 twitter epale-arrow-up text-bubble cloud stop caret-down caret-up caret-left caret-right file-text


Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe



Why English and maths skills matter in tackling homelessness

Language: EN

Posted by Jodie Crossley

We all use English and maths in our everyday lives: from getting the bus, to getting a job, from reading our post to reading a good book. But for many homeless people, this is not possible.

Reading Counts: Why English and maths skills matter in tackling homelessness. The report shows that people who are homeless have often had a poor experience of school, often connected to unstable and traumatic childhoods. People who lack basic skills are also likely to find it harder to recover from homelessness.

Resource Author(s): 
St Mungo's Broadway
Publication Date:
Monday, 2 June, 2014
Language of the document:
Type of resource: 
Studies and Reports
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn