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Saturday jobs ‘can damage exam grades for teenagers’

Saturday jobs ‘can damage exam grades for teenagers’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Part-time work cuts study time, may be damaging to GCSE grades and might reduce motivation in lessons, new research suggests
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The study cited in the article was carried out by the ESRC-funded Institute for Social and Economic Research.

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Your fate is in your hands - or at least, your children's results are

Your fate is in your hands - or at least, your children's results are | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Research by the London School of Economics' Centre shows that those born to parents who believe their fate is in their own hands, perform up to 17 per cent better in exams when they grow up.
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This article cites research from the Centre for Economic Performance which was established by the ESRC. This article was originally published on 17 August 2014.

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School success adds £140,000 to wages, research reveals

School success adds £140,000 to wages, research reveals | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Analysis lays bare the importance of getting good grades at school.
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The article cites research that was backed by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Mothers who believe they can shape their destinies give children a head start

Mothers who believe they can shape their destinies give children a head start | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
A study of 10,000 young people suggests belief in the ability to change your life is formed in infancy
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This article cites research from the Centre for Economic Performance which was established by the ESRC.

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