Gender pay gap: girls want jobs that pay less

Gender pay gap is perpetuated by teenage girls who want jobs that pay less is an article by the Daily Telegraph’s Education Correspondent Camilla Turner, which outlines findings from a Working Paper by Lucinda Platt and Sam Parsons. Is the future female? Educational and occupational aspirations of teenage boys and girls in the UK examines the educational … More Gender pay gap: girls want jobs that pay less

A few more Oxbridge places for disadvantaged children is just tinkering

A few more Oxbridge places for disadvantaged children is just tinkering is an article by Frances Ryan published in the Guardian looking at the barriers to a university education for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. The article references research by Stella Chatzitheochari and Lucinda Platt which investigates the links between disability and educational attainment. Read the journal … More A few more Oxbridge places for disadvantaged children is just tinkering

Children with SEN: school and long term outcomes

SEN, school engagement, attainment, and long term social and economic outcomes is a presentation given to the Department for Education in August 2018 by Lucinda Platt and Sam Parsons. It shares a range of findings from research making use of the British Birth Cohort Studies. The research includes a look at at how the current generation of … More Children with SEN: school and long term outcomes

Childhood disability and educational attainment

Childhood disability & educational attainment: the impact of parental expectations and bullying is a policy briefing looking at what influences the attainment and educational decisions of young disabled people at key points in the English school system. It explores the extent to which the low rates of disabled young people attending university are a result … More Childhood disability and educational attainment

Multiple health behaviours of parents and children

A new study study of multiple health behaviours of parents and their dependent children has been published by the Public Health Research Consortium. The report was carried out as part of a project on multiple health behaviours led by by Hilary Graham at the University of York with Catherine Law (UCL), Lucinda Platt (LSE) and … More Multiple health behaviours of parents and children

Bullying paper wins prize

Stella Chatzitheochari was recently awarded the LIVES Best Paper Award for Young Scholars for her co-authored paper on childhood disability and bullying. The paper, Doubly Disadvantaged? Bullying Experiences Among Disabled Children and Young People in England, was co-authored with Lucinda Platt from LSE and Samantha Parsons from UCL and was published in the journal, Sociology. … More Bullying paper wins prize

Being bullied: the experiences of disabled children and young people

Children and young people with disabilities are more likely to be bullied at school compared to those students with no known disabilities. That’s one of the main findings from research conducted with Stella Chatzitheochari (University of Warwick) and Sam Parsons (University College London). We analysed data from the Millennium Cohort Study and Next Steps (formerly known as Longitudinal Study of … More Being bullied: the experiences of disabled children and young people