More sophisticated data are needed if we are to capture the true impact of help from social workers for UK families, according to a new report.
Almost a half of all boys did not reach the expected literacy standard in their reception year at school, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Mothers are more likely to start breast feeding their babies and keep going if they give birth at home, according to research drawing on the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Evidence from the 1958, 1970 and millennium cohort studies has underpinned the Government's Child Obesity Strategy, released today.
Obesity rates among children with learning difficulties are higher and rise faster than children without these disabilities, according to findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS).
Children's wellbeing is not related to their families' household incomes - but their perceptions of how much they have relative to their friends can have an unexpected effect.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education