Our research

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.

Find out more

Browse our research

  • Filter by Policy Area

  • Sort by

School Funding and Pupil Premium 2021

Our annual polling of teachers.


Date:
29 April 2021
Author:
Learning in Lockdown

How the second period of school closures is affecting pupils, teachers and parents.


Date:
21 January 2021
Remote Learning: the Digital Divide

We polled teachers to learn about the extent of the digital divide.


Date:
11 January 2021
Lost Learning, Lost Earnings

We calculated the potential economic impact of school closures.


A Level Results and University Access 2020

Our polling of this year's university applicants


Date:
12 August 2020
COVID-19 Impacts: School Shutdown

Our polling of teachers and parents on the impact of school closures.


Date:
20 April 2020
School Closures Parent Polling

How are parents affected by the school closures?


Date:
10 April 2020
Fairer School Admissions

Attitudes to school admissions and how we can make them fairer.


Making the Grade

We analysed the impact of Michael Gove's GCSE reforms on disadvantaged pupils.


Date:
05 December 2019