Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
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.
Children from some ethnic minority groups are most likely to aspire to university and aim for well-paid jobs, a new study has found.
The academic advantages associated with a faith school education are short lived, and are mainly explained by home background, new research shows.
Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in June using CLS study data.
Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in April and May using CLS study data.
Teenagers are far more likely to spend their time on social media and gaming after school than they are to be doing homework, according to new data gathered from around 3,500 teenagers in the UK.
In 1969, more than 10,000 11-year-olds, taking part in the National Child Development Study (NCDS), were asked to write an essay imagining what their lives would be like at 25. Fast forward 50 years, and we contacted a number of study members to share their essay with them and see how their lives had unfolded.
Just under half of young people in the UK had tried alcohol by the time they were 14, with more than one in ten confessing to binge drinking, new findings from the Millennium Cohort Study have revealed.
Seventeen per cent of UK parents have let their children drink alcohol by the age of 14, according to new findings from the Millennium Cohort Study.
Teenagers’ own career aspirations could be perpetuating the gender pay gap, researchers at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) suggest.
Students whose parents had only GCSE qualifications were found to be less likely to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects, when compared to students whose parents had a degree.
Students encouraged by their teachers to stay on in education are more likely to do A-levels and apply to university, according to findings from Next Steps.
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