Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Children’s wellbeing is not related to their families’ household incomes – but their perceptions of how much they have relative to their friends can have an unexpected effect. A new study from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the UCL Institute of Education found that 11-year-olds who saw themselves as richer than their peers were […]
The latest version of the National Child Development Study: Activity Histories (1974-2013) has been released at the UK Data Archive.
Full-time working fathers earn a fifth more, on average, than men without children, according to a new study published by the Trade Unions Congress (TUC). In contrast, mothers working full-time experienced a ‘pay penalty’, earning 7 per cent less, on average, than their childless colleagues. The researchers from the Institute for Public Policy Research analysed […]
Around 12 per cent of school leavers born in 1990 faced challenges, such as extended periods of unemployment and job instability, compared to only 4 per cent of those born three decades earlier
Children who are born prematurely not only tend to perform worse academically but also appear to accumulate less wealth as adults, according to a new study.
Children from better-off families who show lower ability at age 5 are still more likely to succeed in the labour market than their brighter peers from poorer homes, according to a new report.
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.
New research from the University of Bristol suggests that Muslim women are more likely to be unemployed than white Christian women, even when they have the same qualifications and language abilities.
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
A new cross-cohort study has revealed that parents who work to instil self-control in their children will see them reap the benefits throughout their working life.
Girls who take on part-time work whilst studying could potentially be damaging their chances of GCSE success.
The long-term impact of poor childhood mental health is believed to be costing the UK a total of £550 billion in lost earnings.
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