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Poverty not to blame for kids' obesity

Poverty not to blame for kids' obesity | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The belief low income drives childhood obesity has been questioned by new research.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Millennium Cohort Study based at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies

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Children with no access to a garden are 'more likely to become obese'

Children with no access to a garden are 'more likely to become obese' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Children from poor backgrounds, and those with educated parents living in poor areas were 38 per cent more likely to be obese at age seven.

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Article cites the ESRC funded Millenium Cohort Study based at the IOE London

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Children from poor homes 'facing bias'

Children from poor homes 'facing bias' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Even when youngsters from lower income families perform as well as their classmates on independent tests, they are still less likely to be judged as 'above average', research suggests.

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Article cites findings using data from the ESRC-funded Millennium Cohort Study based at the Institute of Education

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Children of devolution's big changes

Children of devolution's big changes | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Has devolution made a difference? You would be hard-pressed to look at education policy and conclude that nothing has changed.

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Article cites research from the ESRC funded Millennium Cohort Study (MCS)

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Wales' poorest children struggle with language, report says

Wales' poorest children struggle with language, report says | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Wales' poorest children already struggle with language when they start primary school, a new report says.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Millenium Cohort Study based at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at IOE

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How stereotypes reinforce inequalities in primary school

How stereotypes reinforce inequalities in primary school | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

New research has raised concerns that teachers are biased against certain pupils based on their gender, ethnic group or family income.

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Article cites findings using data from the ESRC-funded Millennium Cohort Study based at the Institute of Education

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Article cites findings using data from the ESRC-funded Millennium Cohort Study based at the Institute of Education

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Why early diagnosis of autism in children is a good thing

Why early diagnosis of autism in children is a good thing | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Many children with autism are put on waiting lists and miss out on early behavioural interventions and other benefits because health professionals are reluctant to diagnose autism early out of fear of labelling young children.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Millenium Cohort Study based at the Institute of Education University of London

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