Tag: social mobility

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As long as pupils from independent schools are still more than twice as likely to attend a Russell Group university, we should all focus on doing everything we...
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Opportunity areas are a welcome commitment to social mobility. They demonstrate a legitimate concern that all parts of the country should have a high quality education system. They...
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A plan to boost the number of faith school places by changing prohibitive admissions rules on new schools is “unlikely to be effective” in increasing social mobility, warns...
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A mobile phone app that encourages parents to play games at home with their children shows promise in closing the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged pupils, according to a...
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Privately educated pupils earn more – but they also get better “quality” jobs. Why is that, ask Anna Vignoles and Francis Green The role of private schooling has...
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The government should consider how greater investment in sixth-form colleges could drive up standards, says James Kewin Sixth-form colleges share the government’s ambition to create an education system...
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There has been a steep decline in A-Level entries to arts subjects this year. Lorenza Antonucci has a hypothesis about why this might be While a record number...
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Free school meals students across every region of England are less likely to access apprenticeship schemes than their wealthier peers, research from Teach First has found. The education...
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The grammar school debate is firmly back on the agenda thanks to a burgeoning campaign by Conservative MPs to lift the ban on new selective schools. But bringing back...
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New free schools will be allowed to open if their proposers can demonstrate a “social need” or “significant demand” from parents under new changes announced by the government...
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Grammar schools and free schools may be exacerbating social segregation, new research released today shows. Analysis of the deprivation levels at primary and secondary schools in England compared...