Poorer pupils in England get less help with their homework than their better-off classmates, according to new analysis of the OECD’s PISA survey published by the Sutton Trust today. New polling also finds 30% of pupils have received some private tuition, up from 18% in 2005.
Dr John Jerrim highlights four lessons from his Sutton Trust report today that PISA has told us about out-of-school learning activities in Year 11.
The proportion of young people who think they are likely to go into Higher Education when they are old enough has fallen to the lowest level since 2009, according to new Ipsos MORI polling.
Dr Rebecca Montacute on her research into the education of the new House of Commons. The new House of Commons has the highest proportion of comprehensively educated members on record, as well as more women, BME and LGBT MPs.
Bringing social mobility up to the western Europe average could lead to an annual increase in GDP of £590 per person, according to new Oxera research for the Sutton Trust. New Ipsos Mori polling shows growing pessimism on social mobility too, while BCG assesses the impact of automation.
62 bright British state school students from low and moderate income backgrounds have won places at prestigious US universities via the Sutton Trust US Programme, run in conjunction with the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
Sutton Scholars is our flagship programme for younger students in years 8-9 (ages 12-14). The programme runs at five leading universities, and gives disadvantaged students two years of structured support to develop their skills.
Sir Peter Lampl comments on the latest OFFA report detailing outcomes of access agreement monitoring.
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Sir Peter Lampl calls for real political action in response to the Social Mobility Commission report.