Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Pupils in private school sixth forms tend to get better A level results than similar pupils in state schools, according to a new study.
Professor Francis Green, of the UCL Institute of Education, uses Next Steps data to examine the financial rewards of a private school education and asks whether these schools provide a ‘public benefit’.
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Well, CLS researcher, Dr Sam Parsons was asked to think back to her childhood aspirations when she appeared on a children’s social science radio programme this weekend (2 November).
Gaining a degree gives a smaller boost to Millennials’ salaries than it did for members of Generation X 20 years ago, according to a new study.
Adolescents who use social media for at least five hours a day are more likely than their peers to go to sleep late and have trouble waking during the school week.
Among the Baby Boomers and Generation X, people who had higher levels of emotional wellbeing during childhood and adolescence were more likely to report being satisfied with life when they reached adulthood.
Millennium Cohort Study findings have provided evidence for The Children’s Society’s eighth annual Good Childhood Report, which examines the state of children’s wellbeing across the UK.
Professor Alice Sullivan gave her inaugural professorial lecture at the UCL Institute of Education earlier this summer, summarising the highlights of her academic career so far. This blog outlines her presentation.
Are boys more sensitive to the state of the local job market when choosing their GCSE subjects? And why are migrant and ethnic minority mothers at increased risk of mental ill health? Researchers have been using CLS study data to tackle these and other key questions.
New datasets have just been released linking education data, including GCSE exam results, to the records of Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) participants based in England.
With the 7-Up children returning to our TV screens this week at age 63 (4 June), Professor Alissa Goodman reflects on the importance of the show and the longitudinal studies she manages at CLS.
Young people of all academic abilities are more likely to fare better in their GCSE exams if they have confidence in their school work, new research shows.
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