Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Briefings draw on evidence from cohort studies to show how education, health, parenting and poverty influence social mobility.
Parents’ individual choices to send children to single-sex or co-ed schools may lead to undesirable social outcomes, Dr Alice Sullivan has told the BBC.
There are more girls than boys in the top 10 per cent of the ability range at age 5, a new Millennium Cohort Study analysis has found
August-born teenagers are 20 per cent less likely to win a place at a top UK university than those born in September, a new study has found.
Pre-school education has a positive long-term impact on children’s educational achievement but is not helping pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to catch up with their middle-class peers, a new study has concluded.
Parents, the family home, and children’s own attitudes and behaviours could all contribute towards reducing educational inequalities, a recent study shows.
The controversial practice of teaching primary pupils in ability ‘streams’ rather than traditional classes is much more prevalent than is generally thought, a new study suggests.
The Millennium generation of UK children may have the most educationally ambitious mothers ever, a new study suggests. No less than 97 per cent of them want their children to go on to university, even though most did not have a higher education themselves, researchers at the Institute of Education, University of London, have found. […]
Almost one in four boys in the UK is already “anti-school” by the age of seven, a major survey has revealed.
The Sutton Trust’s latest report into education mobility, an indicator of future social mobility, has found that children’s levels of achievement are more closely linked to their parents’ background in England than in many other developed nations.
A report which makes extensive use of CLS data was published at the end of March by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
A new study by think tank Demos, which draws on data from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), blames a lack of spending at pre-school level for educational disengagement in children under four.
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