Nearly four in every ten children born at the turn of the century lived through at least one change in their parents' relationship status in their first 11 years - up from just one in ten in 1969, a new study finds.
Social background remains the most powerful predictor of 11-year-olds' cognitive abilities, a new study confirms.
More than half of the children born in the UK at the turn of the millennium experienced poverty at some point during their first 11 years, a new study shows.
Do children born in the UK at the beginning of the new millennium have some reasons to be cheerful? Yes, it appears that they do.
One in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11, a new study shows.
Grammar schools have been no more successful than comprehensives at helping to ensure their pupils gain a university degree or graduate from an elite higher education institution, new research suggests.
Ten thousand fewer pupils are being bullied every day than 10 years ago, a major new study of secondary school pupils has revealed.
Reading for pleasure during childhood has a substantial influence on a person's vocabulary 30 years later.
Life has never been particularly easy for middle-aged adults who find themselves caring for aged parents and their own children and grandchildren.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education