Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Author and journalist Helen Pearson tells the story of the UK birth cohort studies in her new book, The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of Our Ordinary Lives. The studies, which follow people born in a single point in time throughout their lives, are tracking five generations of Britons, from the post-war baby boomers to […]
Charities involved in the Read On. Get On. campaign have been working with a Belfast primary school to improve pupils’ reading skills.
Raising state school children’s aspirations, self-confidence, and improving their access to social networks would do little to counter the huge pay advantages enjoyed by their privately-educated peers, new research shows.
Girls from well-off families are just as likely to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects as boys – but gender divides persist for less affluent young people.
The announcement comes after research using British longitudinal studies showed that summer-born children face disadvantage throughout their schooling.
CLS is seeking input into the content of the Age 17 Survey of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), scheduled for 2018. Age 17 marks a major transition in the cohort members’ lives and has the potential to be a particularly important and illuminating stage of the study.
A new study on underage drinking in the UK calls for further investigation into alcohol use among primary school children, and for prevention of underage drinking to be extended to this young an age
Introducing a Singaporean ‘mastery’ teaching approach in English schools leads to a relatively small but welcome improvement in children’s mathematics skills and offers a potential return on investment, after one year.
Children from lower income families are less likely to be judged ‘above average’ by their teachers, even when they perform as well as other pupils on independent cognitive assessments, according to a new study.
The educational expectations of Indian pupils in England are considerably greater than those of white pupils at age 16, according to new research.
The literacy campaigners who commissioned the study are calling on politicians to tackle the divide in reading ability and wage inequality in adulthood by improving early-years education
Girls who take on part-time work whilst studying could potentially be damaging their chances of GCSE success.
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