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Through partnership with schools, colleges, universities, parents and local authorities the VRU aims to keep young people safe by supporting learning activities in and around their school.

Education is a powerful tool in preventing involvement in crime. Using evidence-based research we can pick up on the patterns and vulnerabilities that might lead a young person to disengage from education and the safe space that schools provide, leaving them vulnerable to anti-social behaviours and be drawn into criminal activity. By taking pro-social approaches through education young people will develop essential life skills, they will feel valued, increase their self-esteem and self-worth and have aspirational goals for a good adult life as they work towards the career of their choice.

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