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Is the expectation for young girls too high? - Independent.ie

Is the expectation for young girls too high? - Independent.ie | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Many countries conduct long terms studies of their population to examine various aspects of health, mental and physical - as well as psychosocial and education issues - in the lives of
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Article cites research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and a consortium of government departments, and managed by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at the UCL Institute of Education.

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UK Data Service's curator insight, October 16, 2017 5:46 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

Millennium Cohort Study
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The relationship between zero hour contracts and poor mental health

The relationship between zero hour contracts and poor mental health | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Bekka Chaplin investigates the relationship between being on a zero hour contract and poor mental health following research from the UCL Institute of Education.

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The Centre for Longitudinal Studies is funded by the ESRC.

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Teachers ‘70% more likely’ to leave schools in poorer areas

Teachers ‘70% more likely’ to leave schools in poorer areas | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"Teachers at the most deprived secondary schools are 70 per cent more likely to leave their jobs than those working in the most affluent areas, leaving their pupils struggling as a result of the constant stream of inexperienced staff, a new report has found."

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The Commission on Inequality in Education used findings from the 1970 British Cohort Study and the Millennium Cohort Study; both are carried out by the ESRC funded Centre for Longitudinal Studies. 

 

 

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Top social scientist boosts Exeter’s research excellence

Top social scientist boosts Exeter’s research excellence | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

One of the UK's leading social scientists is joining the University of Exeter from her previous post as Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

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Professor Jane Elliott is the current CEO at the ESRC.

The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS)  and the Cohorts and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources (CLOSER) programme receive funding from ESRC.