SHINE

Support and help in education

LAST UPDATED AT 08:00 ON Thu 9 Aug 2012

We are SHINE: Support and Help in Education. Since 1999 we have been helping disadvantaged children to get the extra study support they need to improve their literacy and numeracy.

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to leave school with poor qualifications, making employment and success in adult life a real challenge. SHINE believes that all children should have the chance to succeed irrespective of their background and family income.

We have been tackling educational inequality for 12 years and in that time we have invested in projects that have given 50,000 children and teenagers the  opportunities they need to fulfil their potential.

Our vision is that every child is given a fair chance of a decent start; in the next two years we are expanding our work to reach more children. Find out more by visiting www.shinetrust.org.uk. · 

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