• Contextualised university admissions: how to make them fairer

    Now we have consensus that more diverse admissions benefit both students and universities, Sam Butters writes, it’s time to increase transparency via shared terminology and better use of data We know that parents’ income, the quality of school attended and a myriad of other background factors continue to affect educational outcomes for young people, including

    12.00 Jul. 12th, 2018 | Opinion

  • Distance is an unfair criterion for school admission

    While parents do engage in school choice, the system of using proximity to determine admission means that some households have negligible chance of admission to the best schools, explain Simon Burgess, Ellen Greaves and Anna Vignoles Parents in England have just made their secondary school choices, and we have carried out some research looking at the

    16.14 Nov. 1st, 2017 | Opinion