So little Bunty-Jane or Darren-Chardonnay is showing signs of being a bit cleverer than all the other chavs in his/her class (isn't yours always cleverer than all the others?) so you want to make sure he/she gets on in life. What life skills does the brat need, what'll help her/him clamber to the top of the pile (and leave home before you succumb to premature senile dementia)? Well it ain't going to be finger skills on PS2 or familiarity with the musical keys of Pink Floyd pop songs. It ain't going to drive (no fuel) and life's going to be harder (but much better) than he/she's used to.
A start is to think about what jobs are going to be around in 30 years time. I asked John Smith of Crackytown University what the current views are of our top academic non-chavs. The results are below.
Ten Jobs with no future
Eleven jobs with a great future
Steam engine driver
2 weeks ago