Opinion

3 things I learned about social mobility

Participation in higher education from young people in disadvantaged groups is greater than ever – but is this the...

Expert Contributor
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Opinion

How to make Opportunity Areas work: build sustainable programmes

As long as pupils from independent schools are still more than twice as likely to attend a Russell Group...

Toby Salt
Toby Salt
Opinion

How to make Opportunity Areas work: invest in local people

Opportunity areas are a welcome commitment to social mobility. They demonstrate a legitimate concern that all parts of the...

Russell Hobby
Russell Hobby
News

More faith schools ‘unlikely’ to boost social mobility

A plan to boost the number of faith school places by changing prohibitive admissions rules on new schools is...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Gaming app claims to help children’s cognitive self-regulation

A mobile phone app that encourages parents to play games at home with their children shows promise in closing the...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Opinion

The social capital of a private education

Privately educated pupils earn more – but they also get better “quality” jobs. Why is that, ask Anna Vignoles...

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Opinion

Forget grammars! Sixth-form colleges are engines of social mobility

The government should consider how greater investment in sixth-form colleges could drive up standards, says James Kewin Sixth-form colleges...

James Kewin
James Kewin
Opinion

To halt the decline in arts A-levels, government needs to change its story

There has been a steep decline in A-Level entries to arts subjects this year. Lorenza Antonucci has a hypothesis...

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Poorer pupils less likely to do apprenticeships

Free school meals students across every region of England are less likely to access apprenticeship schemes than their wealthier...

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