Many of us lie in bed counting money rather than sheep, it seems. And it is causing us to lose a huge amount of sleep.
Ability grouping may be intensifying the disadvantages experienced by summer-born children, new research suggests.
More people may believe in an afterlife than believe in God, according to a nation-wide survey of Britons born in 1970.
Does it matter whether a seven-year-old wants to be a doctor, a road-sweeper or a fire-eater in a travelling circus?
Secondary school pupils maths performance could be substantially improved if children gained a better understanding of fractions and long division in primary school, an important international research study that involved the Institute of Education has concluded.
The corrosive effect of persistent poverty on childrens cognitive development is revealed in a new study published by the Institute of Education, University of London.
More than one in four UK youngsters are growing up in families facing multiple challenges such as parental depression and financial hardship that can have a damaging effect on childrens development, new research suggests.
Pre-school education has a positive long-term impact on childrens educational achievement but is not helping pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to catch up with their middle-class peers, a new study has concluded.
A new analysis of how people secure professional and managerial careers shows that family background remains just as important as it was three decades ago, relative to educational qualifications.
The controversial practice of teaching primary pupils in ability 'streams' rather than traditional classes is much more prevalent than is generally thought, a new study suggests.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education