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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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Teachers told to stop stressing about split infinitives, as study finds they are now part of everyday language

Teachers told to stop stressing about split infinitives, as study finds they are now part of everyday language | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Splitting an infinitive and starting a sentence with “so” or “like” are all habits that any self-respecting grammar pedant would abhor.
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This research was carried out by the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) and Cambridge University Press. 

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Teachers claim they are having to buy their own pens and paper for children because of harsh funding cuts 

Teachers claim they are having to buy their own pens and paper for children because of harsh funding cuts  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Theresa May has been confronted with evidence that teachers are buying “pens, pencils and paper” out of their own pockets, because of harsh school funding cuts.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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We must beware dangers of denying our children the path to a better life

We must beware dangers of denying our children the path to a better life | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Sometimes a single number just stops you in your tracks. Here’s one that stopped me. Children born into the highest-income 1 per cent of households in the United States are more than 50 time

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Paul Johnson is director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Degrees benefit society – even when students don’t get ‘graduate jobs’

Degrees benefit society – even when students don’t get ‘graduate jobs’ | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Stop worrying about the expansion of higher education and look at the positives, say Francis Green and Golo Henseke

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Piece written by Francis Green and Golo Henseke, both from the ESRC-funded Centre for Research on Learning and Life Chances (LLAKES)

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Theresa May's grammar school plans are under threat

Theresa May's grammar school plans are under threat | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Opposition to new grammar schools is growing among Conservative MPs, threatening Theresa May with possible defeat over her first flagship policy.

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The article includes reference to a new report from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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The Grammar School Challenge

The Grammar School Challenge | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Allowing more grammar schools would send a strange message on social mobility
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The article cites research from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Report identifies ways to boost children's quality of life through outdoor learning

Report identifies ways to boost children's quality of life through outdoor learning | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Outdoor learning can have a significant and positive impact on children’s quality of life but needs to be introduced more formally into global school curricula in order for its potential benefits to be fully realised, a new report suggests.

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Student Outcomes and Natural Schooling has been produced by Plymouth University and Western Sydney University, following a conference organised in collaboration with the University of East London and Natural England, and with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

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Career talks at the age of 14 are the most effective, new data analysis suggests

Career talks at the age of 14 are the most effective, new data analysis suggests | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Fourteen is the crucial age at which career talks delivered at school – even short, hour-long sessions – will have the biggest impact on a pupil’s future earnings, analysis has shown.

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This article references the ESRC funded British Cohort Study.

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ESRC's curator insight, May 27, 2016 3:59 AM

This article references the ESRC funded British Cohort Study. Find out more about career options and advice on education v employment with our schools resources.