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Ethnicity Gender and Social Mobility: International coverage for our latest report

We’re delighted that our recent Social Mobility Commission report, our first ever collaboration with Education Datalab, received extensive international media coverage. The report explores the relationship between ethnicity, gender and social mobility and how these interact. Coverage began with a front-page splash on the Guardian’s website, followed  by Radio 4’s Today Programme (listen here) and a BBC online …

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Ethnicity, Gender and Social Mobility: New report

We are delighted to announce the publication of our latest report (download here) for the Social Mobility Commission in collaboration with Education Datalab.  It explores how ethnicity, gender and poverty interact to support or constrain young people’s social mobility. It is unique in exploring the ‘intersectionality’ of these different factors and in using brand new analysis of the …

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It shouldn’t be one or the other: why wellbeing *and* academic success should be considered together

During a recent Nesta event, Yvonne Roberts, stated that we aren’t focusing on what’s ‘important’ in education and that primarily, education should exist to ‘make young people feel good about themselves’. As author of a report for The Young Foundation entitled ‘Grit: The Skills for Success and How They Are Grown’, what she considered to …

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