Bullying does not stop in the playground for lesbian, gay and bisexual young people, according to recent findings from Next Steps.
Children whose parents are from poorer backgrounds are more likely to have diagnosable mental health problems, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education and Centre for Mental Health.
Around 12 per cent of school leavers born in 1990 faced challenges, such as extended periods of unemployment and job instability, compared to only 4 per cent of those born three decades earlier.
Raising state school children’s aspirations, self-confidence, and improving their access to social networks would do little to counter the huge pay advantages enjoyed by their privately-educated peers, new research shows.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) young people are more likely than their heterosexual classmates to be bullied throughout secondary school and into adulthood, according to new research.
Girls from well-off families are just as likely to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects as boys – but gender divides persist for less affluent young people.
Almost 60 per cent of participants taking part in a pilot phase of the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) opted to complete daily activity diaries using a smartphone app.
Children who are born prematurely not only tend to perform worse academically but also appear to accumulate less wealth as adults, according to a new study.
Racism can have such a negative impact on ethnic minority mothers that the mental trauma can affect their child’s emotional wellbeing, according to a new study.
People who are neurotic and those who are open to new experiences may share a significant portion of their genetic makeup, new research suggests.
An investigation into the effect of growing up in social housing on child development reveals significant changes since the 1970s.
CLOSER warmly invites you to its forthcoming informal Knowledge Exchange Workshop, Participant Engagement in Longitudinal Studies: What works and what doesn't?, on Friday 29th January 2016.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education