Raising the academic and social aspirations and achievement of black boys
The National Black Boys Can Academy
Established in 1999, The National Black Boys Can Academy (formely known as Black Boys Can) is one of oldest educational programmes for Black boys in the UK.
Statistics show that categorically Black Boys still remain one of the lowest achieving groups of pupils in the UK.
The long term impact of educational failure is concerning as Black boys are ;
- Under-represented in further and higher education
- Over represented in prison
- Over represented among the unemployed.