Politics, policy, educational inequality. Head of Research @SuttonTrust. Co-Investigator COVID Social Mobility and Opportunities Study (COSMO). Views own.
Nov 25, 2021 • 13 tweets • 6 min read
New data published by @TheIFS and @SuttonTrust gives us the clearest picture yet of social mobility and how it is influenced by higher education pathways. A quick walk through some of the most interesting findings: (thread)
For a start, disadvantaged young people who attended higher education were almost 4 times more likely to count among the top 20% earners at age 30 than those who hadn’t. But gaps to those from wealthier backgrounds remain.
Aug 13, 2020 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
A grades at private schools up more than any other school/college type. Eyebrow raising. #AlevelResults
I would guess this is a) due to their generally higher rate of A's in the first place, and b) because they're more likely to have smaller class sizes, and thus escape the statistical moderation process.