30 Jun '12, 10am

News: More Cadets for our communities

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Department for Education (DfE) have committed the money to roll out 100 new Cadet Units across state-funded schools in England by 2015. This will give thousands of children the opportunity to learn leadership skills, volunteer in their communities and build their self confidence. Over the next three years, the new Cadet Units will be created through partnerships with existing units in schools or by creating completely new units. The £10.85 million will go towards essential equipment and training of staff. Interested schools will simply need to demonstrate they are able to provide the adult volunteers and third-party funding to maintain the unit. Research has found that Cadets tend to have high levels of respect for authority and high levels of self esteem. They are likely to be committed citizens, with high aspirations and a greater sense ...

Full article: http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/DefencePoli...

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