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Our agenda-setting research identifies the root causes of low social mobility and promotes effective solutions through education and employment.

Since 1997 we've published over 200 reports, many of which have gone on to influence national policy.

COSMO Study

Major new cohort study examining the long-term impact of the pandemic on educational inequality and social mobility.

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Equal hours?

New analysis on the impact of the number of hours that young children have in early years education.


Date:
31 January 2023
Cost of Living and University Students

How are students being impacted by the increasing cost of living?


Date:
26 January 2023
The Recent Evolution of Apprenticeships

What are the trends in apprenticeship take-up since 2015?


Cost of Living and Education 2022

What impact is the cost of living crisis having on pupils?


Date:
02 December 2022
Mental Health and Wellbeing

New evidence on the mental health of young people after the pandemic. (COSMO study initial findings)


Speaking Up

How does accent impact social mobility?


Sutton Trust Cabinet Analysis 2022 (Rishi Sunak)

What are the education backgrounds of Rishi Sunak's cabinet?


Date:
26 October 2022
Lockdown Learning

The most comprehensive picture yet of young people's experiences of learning during lockdown. (COSMO study initial findings)


Date:
13 October 2022