Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Families across England are set to make history from next week as they join the first new national birth cohort study of babies to be launched in more than two decades, at a time of huge significance for the country as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
A fifth of pupils who do well in school at age 11 do not go on to university, suggests new research from the Institute of Education, University of London.
A new home has been found for a major longitudinal research project that is following more than 15,700 young people born in 1989-90.
The latest issue of the National Institute Economic Review takes an in-depth look at evidence from the British birth cohort studies, with a special focus on how economic circumstances are transmitted from one generation to the next.
Growing up in a household with unemployed parents can negatively affect young children’s attainment at school and can increase teenagers’ likelihood of not being in education, employment or training (NEET), new research suggests.
CLS is celebrating its first anniversary as a Resource Centre of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). In October 2004, the ESRC’s decision to fund CLS gave the data collection of the 1958, 1970 and Millennium cohort studies an assured future and recognised their value to the research, educational and policy communities in the UK and abroad.
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