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The roots of London's secondary school improvements

The roots of London's secondary school improvements | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The capital’s latest GCSE triumphs seem to owe more to its primary schools than politicians might think
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The article cites research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives funding from the ESRC.

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School 'exacerbates' young disabled children's problems

School 'exacerbates' young disabled children's problems | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Institute of Education, the National Children's Bureau and the London School of Economics, have found that school can have a negative influence on disabled children’s behavioural problems, concluding that more could be done to reduce the challenges these children are facing.
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The article refers to an ESRC-funded study from the Institute of Education.

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The London problem: has the capital become too dominant?

The London problem: has the capital become too dominant? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The dominance of the capital threatens to choke the life from the rest  of the United Kingdom. We must act before it is too late
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The article cites research by the ESRC-funded Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC).

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The shocking face of London’s child poverty

The shocking face of London’s child poverty | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Figures reveal nearly half of all children in Edmonton and Tottenham are in poverty
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The article cites research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which receives ESRC funding.

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London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag on hiring talent

London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag on hiring talent | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city’s reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond.

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The article refers to a report by the Oxford University Migration Observatory. The Migration Observatory receives ESRC funding.

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Romanians sleeping rough in London have tripled in months

The number of Romanian immigrants sleeping rough in some of the wealthiest areas of the capital has trebled since EU restrictions on movement were lifted in January.

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This article quotes comments from Dr Scott Blinder of the Oxford Migration Observatory which receives funding from the ESRC.

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