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Quarter of workers doing unpaid overtime

Quarter of workers doing unpaid overtime | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Many people feel under pressure to work extra hours.
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The article quotes findings from the ESRC-funded Skills and Employment Survey.

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English Education System is Class Ridden

English Education System is Class Ridden | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A new study shows that England may have the world's largest gap in education among people of different classes.


The report, published by the Institute of Education, blames decades of inequality between the best schools and the worst. It finds that the link between people’s skills in adult life and their parents’ background is “especially high” in England in comparison with 24 other countries or regions.

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Researchers at the Institute’s Research Centre on Learning and Life Chances (LLAKES) compared data from OECD studies of literacy and numeracy.


LLAKES is funded by the ESRC.

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Listening, not testing, will improve children's vocabulary

Listening, not testing, will improve children's vocabulary | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Every few months a story appears about the declining speech and language skills of children arriving in primary school. The epithet “the daily grunt” was invented by one newspaper to capture the lack of…
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This article was written by Professor James Law who has received funding from the ESRC.

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