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.

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Covid-19 and the University Experience

The impact of the pandemic on the wider university experience.


Date:
25 February 2021
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
Room at the Top

Supporting access to leading universities across the world.


Date:
20 November 2020
Global University Access and Covid-19

How the pandemic has affected universities across the globe.


Date:
20 November 2020
PQA: Reforming University Admissions

University applicants give their views on admissions reform


Lost Learning, Lost Earnings

We calculated the potential economic impact of school closures.


Early Years Workforce Review

Looking into the policies and impacts of the 2012 Nutbrown Review.


A Level Results and University Access 2020

Our polling of this year's university applicants


Date:
12 August 2020