Consultative Conference

A successful consultation conference was held at the Institute of Education in July 2004 to discuss plans for the MCS3 and MCS4 surveys at age 5 and 7. Attendees included academics, policy makers and funding bodies. Presentations were given by members of the multi-discipline advisory groups formed to develop topics for the new surveys. The areas presented were:

  • cognitive development
  • child health
  • schools
  • household context
  • employment and income
  • childcare
  • family and parenting
  • parental health