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These next stories explore BCS70 in the 1990s – the data, the discoveries and the impact.
The 1970 British Cohort Study highlighted how periods of being out of education, employment or training after leaving school can impact on young people’s lives
The Age 26 Sweep was the first adult follow-up of BCS70, and over 9,000 cohort members took part.
Over the year we’ll be speaking to our cohort members about their lives and what the study means to them. This week we speak to Gillian.
BCS70 findings would help to improve the basic skills of millions of British adults during the 2000s.
The Age 21 Sub Study was conducted with a 10% representative sample of cohort members from across Britain. It collected valuable information about levels of literacy and numeracy among young adults in Britain.