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Pupils raised in religious homes more likely to succeed whether or not they go to faith school

Pupils raised in religious homes more likely to succeed whether or not they go to faith school | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Pupils raised in religious homes are more likely to succeed, regardless of whether they went to faith school or not, a study has found.
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ESRC funds UCL's Institute of Education.

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Archbishop Welby highlights ESRC-funded work in Lords debate

Archbishop Welby highlights ESRC-funded work in Lords debate | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has used a House of Lords debate to highlight Coventry University’s ESRC-funded research into the role played by religious groups in preventing violent conflict.

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Article refers to the 'Faith-based conflict prevention and early warning scoping project', funded by the ESRC.

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The faith of Ireland’s Catholics continues, despite all

The faith of Ireland’s Catholics continues, despite all | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"A European Social Survey of 18 countries that year, and published last November, showed that weekly Mass attendance by Irish Catholics remained high by European standards. It found that 36 per cent of Irish adults attended a religious service at least once a week. The average weekly attendance for the 18 European countries surveyed was 12.8 per cent."

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This article draws on data from the ESRC-funded European Social Survey.

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Parents 'only go to church for places at faith schools'

Parents 'only go to church for places at faith schools' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research released by the Church of England reveals that large numbers of parents are probably feigning faith to help secure good school places

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The Institute for Social and Economic Research and is home to the  UK Longitudinal Studies Centre which was established by the Economic and Social Research Council.

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