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Education and skills

Our work on Education and Skills aims to understand what matters for the healthy development of children, from infancy to young adulthood. It tracks education spending in various stages of education and assesses the effectiveness of government policies at improving children’s outcomes and inequalities therein.

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Student finance

Read all our work on the student loans system here.

31 August 2022


Education inequalities

We look at shifts in the education landscape in the UK and its impact on inequalities.

16 August 2022

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Families and inequalities

Families play a key role in nurturing, socialising and supporting children. Britain has seen marked changes in partnership and parenting behaviours.

28 July 2022

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Early childhood inequalities


The environment that children are raised in, and their development of cognitive, and social and emotional skills affect the subsequent trajectory of their lives. Inequalities between children in these domains open up very early in life.

23 June 2022

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Early childhood inequalities


Through the lottery of birth, children are born into different socio-economic circumstances and grow up in environments that are remarkably different from each other. This report looks at inequalities in early childhood in the UK.

23 June 2022