Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
It was exciting to be invited earlier this week to the launch of Shaping Us, the new Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood campaign to raise awareness of how important the early years are for shaping the adults we become. At the launch, the Princess of Wales showed her obvious passion for and commitment to […]
At this public lecture Professor Alice Sullivan talks about social class and gender differences in educational attainment and social mobility.
The latest version of the 1970 British Cohort Study: Activity Histories (1986-2013) has now been released at the UK Data Archive.
The latest version of the British Cohort Study (1970): Partnership Histories (1986-2012) has been released at the UK Data Service.
Educational achievement may be enough to open the door to high-status occupations, but isn’t sufficient to deliver a top income in early middle age, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
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.
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 of obese parents are up to five times more likely to be overweight or obese by the time they reach their forties, new research has found
Children with well-developed social and emotional skills have a better chance of being happy and healthy adults than those who are just bright, a new study reveals today.
Reading for pleasure during childhood has a substantial influence on a person’s vocabulary 30 years later.
Data from the latest 1970 British Cohort Study follow-up are now available from the UK Data Archive. The survey was conducted when the cohort members were aged 38 and used a telephone interview for the first time.
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