Disability differentials in educational attainment

Disability differentials in educational attainment in England: primary and secondary effects is research by Stella Chatzitheochari and Lucinda Platt published in the British Journal of Sociology (not open access). The research investigates the educational transitions of young disabled people using data from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England. It finds that disability differentials in transition … More Disability differentials in educational attainment

Children with SEN: academic progress

The early academic progress of children with special educational needs is research by Samantha Parsons and Lucinda Platt published in the British Educational Research Journal. The research (not open access) looks at the academic progress of children with SEN in England, drawing on data from the the Millennium Cohort Study, linked to administrative records of pupil … More Children with SEN: academic progress

Disabled children and behaviour problems

The development of behavior problems among disabled and non-disabled children in England is research by Rebecca Faith, Lucinda Platt and Samantha Parsons  published in the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. It makes use of information collected in the Millennium Cohort Study, to track behaviour problems from ages 3 to 7 to identify the incidence and … More Disabled children and behaviour problems

Is the future female?

Is the future female? Educational and occupational aspirations of teenage boys and girls in the UKis a Centre for Longitudinal Studies Working Paper by Lucinda Platt and Sam Parsons examining the educational expectations and occupational aspirations of contemporary teenagers in the UK. It makes use of information collected from participants in the Millennium Cohort Study as … More Is the future female?

Disability among young children

Disability among young children: Prevalence heterogeneity and socio-economic disadvantage is a Centre for Longitudinal Studies Working Paper by Lucinda Platt and Sam Parsons which aims to enhance understanding of the relationship between socio-economic position and childhood disability. The research makes use of data from the Millennium Cohort Study to examine whether disadvantage associated with families … More Disability among young children

What is the prevalence of child disability?

What is the prevalence of child disability? is a research summary outlining the measures of disability used in the Millennium Cohort Study and the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England, and showing how they overlap. It identifies rates of disability at different ages in childhood and the extent to which disability is long-term. This … More What is the prevalence of child disability?

SEN, school life and aspirations

SEN, school life and aspirations is a briefing looking at how teenagers with persistent SEN (those with identified SEN at both primary and secondary school) feel about school, their academic ability and their future educational and occupational aspirations. The briefing was produced for the Educational and occupational aspirations of young people: influences and outcomes project and is … More SEN, school life and aspirations